Love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage…

Last week I happened to be in Melbourne, as I was a speaker at the Surrogacy Australia conference. This was the beginning of a manic week, which also involved attendances in the Family Court in Adelaide, and Cairns (twice). In any case, I happened to be walking past the Commonwealth Courts building in Melbourne, which… Read More »Custom Single Post Header

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Love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage…

Last week I happened to be in Melbourne, as I was a speaker at the Surrogacy Australia conference. This was the beginning of a manic week, which also involved attendances in the Family Court in Adelaide, and Cairns (twice).

In any case, I happened to be walking past the Commonwealth Courts building in Melbourne, which houses the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia. Then I saw this, which I took to be ironic.

How often does romance end in divorce? More importantly, in this picture, how often do those intending to marry take a horse drawn carriage past the place where they may divorce? Is this an omen of bad things to come?

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