THA Chief Secretary Farley Augustine and Anna Nedd exchange their wedding vows at Flagstaff Hill, Charlotteville, Tobago, yesterday.

Not even the inclement weather in Tobago yesterday could dampen the spirits of newly-appointed Tobago House of Assembly Chief Secretary (THA) Farley Augustine on his wedding day.

Due to the heavy rains, his bride, Anna Nedd, did not make her appearance until after 5 pm—an over two-hour delay—during the outdoor ceremony at Flagstaff Hill in Charlotteville.

Guests at the venue and over 2,000 viewers online waited anxiously to witness what they described as the “Tobago Royal Wedding.” The online viewers described the weather conditions as just the “heavens rejoicing with showers of blessings.”

Throughout the short formal ceremony, Augustine was seen smiling constantly. Intermittently, the happy couple was seen looking at each other, sharing ‘secrets’ and laughing lovingly with each other.

Augustine was clad in a white tuxedo jacket matching Nedd’s flowing pearly white wedding dress. The runway to the podium was white-lined with white flowers on both sides. The couple stood under an arch also decorated with white flowers as they exchanged their vows, which they sealed with a very intimate kiss.

On their way out, the newly-wedded couple battled a little downpour again and their outfits were dredged. With a makeup artist on standby to touch up her makeup, Nedd still beamed with joy on her special day. Augustine was seen gently and lovingly holding onto his bride as they were both escorted out of the very wet venue to their wedding car.

According to a T&T Guardian report of April 19, 2021, Augustine, from Speyside, proposed to Nedd on April 15, 2021, at the Ohana Villa, Bacolet. The hotel’s poolside walkway was lined with vases full of white flowers and at the end of the deck, Augustine got down on one knee and proposed. With the help of wedding planner Asha Mars Weddings and Events Planner, Augustine made a “romantic, movie-like marriage proposal at a poolside decked with white roses in vases, following COVID-19 protocols.”