Lit­tle Pick Me Ups!

Sarah’s post­code bought her a dream wed­ding…

Pick Me Up! Special - - Contents -

Icaught sight of the man wav­ing across the room at me.‘hi, I’m Phil,’ he said. It was Jan­uary 2015, and Phil, 60, and I were on a blind date.

We chat­ted for hours and I told him about my life-long dream of one day go­ing to Las Ve­gas.

‘Maybe you will win the lottery one day. Then you can send me a post­card from Ve­gas!’ he laughed. We were soon a cou­ple. One even­ing, an ad­vert for Peo­ple’s Post­code Lottery came on TV. ‘Maybe we should give it a go?’ I said.

A few months later, Phil pro­posed, and two months later, a mys­te­ri­ous gold en­ve­lope came through the let­ter box.

‘It’s an in­vi­ta­tion to a

I don’t worry about money

In April we jet­ted off. We ex­changed vows at a small chapel, and after­wards we spent a week in Ve­gas and even went on a heli­copter ride over the Grand Canyon.

Since win­ning the Post­code Lottery, I don’t worry about money any­more.

I’ve treated all my fam­ily, and helped my son, Liam, pay for a de­posit on a house.

It turns out I didn’t need to send Phil a post­card from Ve­gas - he was there with me! Post­code Lottery event where we stand a chance of win­ning some prizes,’ I said.

We went along to the event, and to our amaze­ment, our post­code was called, win­ning a whop­ping £177 209!

‘What do you think about go­ing to Ve­gas to get mar­ried?’ Phil said. It was a dream come true.

Sarah Critch­ley, 45, Black­burn

A life-long dream come true

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