Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

By Robyn Brody

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

By Robyn Brody

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Byline: For the Times-Union Olivia Scarborough was far from her Gainesville home, studying at a culinary school in London in 2014, when she spotted a handsome British man in a Soho pub. Olivia and David Clulow struck up a conversation. David had just been to the

It wasn't long before they were meeting each other's families. And that ended up being such an important factor in their relationship. David saw how much Olivia adored her parents and how well she got along with his family. "It made me realize how much she was bringing to my life." Olivia's family adored David as well and she describes them as "very picky." It was no surprise that Olivia extended her stay abroad and culinary school eventually led to a job as a chef in top London restaurant.

When David was planning to propose, Olivia's mother gave him one of her special diamonds. It had been in a necklace Olivia's father gave his mother as a tenth wedding anniversary gift. It was an old cut diamond from the 1920s. David had it made into the perfect engagement ring, though David's proposal did not go quite as he envisioned.

In October 2016, the couple went to the opera and then out to dinner. David then suggested a romantic walk in a park where he wanted to ask her to marry him. "The problem was that it was cold out and she had on high heels." Not realizing his plans, Olivia said she was ready to get home. David was so excited to give her the ring; he decided he couldn't wait any longer for another romantic evening, so he just proposed. It was still perfect for Olivia and, of course, she said yes.

Olivia and David were married on Dec. 2 at the picturesque Baughman Center on the University of Florida campus. David's father performed the ceremony. Olivia's Australian Shepherd was the ring bearer. The dog actually walked down the aisle with a little pillow tied around his neck and both rings were attached to the pillow. Olivia wore the same gown her mother wore for her wedding. …

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