A long-distance couple who spent 20 months apart due to Covid-19 travel restrictions recently got married.
Australian man, Chris Quealy, 72, was given dispensation to leave Australia, after he proposed to Penny Steven, 69, from Amersham, England, over Zoom video calling app in 2020.
The couple were reunited at Heathrow Airport, UK in October 2021 and their wedding took place in Buckinghamshire on Saturday, January 8.
Quealy said it was “brilliant” to finally be husband and wife.
“We are now man and wife,” Quealy said.
“It’s taken a long time and a lot of challenges but we are here – we did it, we did it, we did it!”
The couple said their wedding day was “beautiful”
The wedding was live-streamed for Chris’s family in Australia who were unable to travel for the occasion die to Covid-19 rules.
“All the family got to see it so that’s the main thing,” Penny said.