A Dorset dairy farmer has proposed to his other half by popping the question in a very “agricultural” way.
Tim Jones took the opportunity during the same week as Valentine’s Day to ask Emily Rose to be his wife.
He secretly arranged lines of candles, bought from the local farm supplies shop, leading to an engagement ring in the parlour of their Dorset County Council farm.
“I bought the ring just after Christmas and have been waiting for the perfect opportunity to do it,” said 31-year-old Tim.
“It was all very emotional and she broke down into tears.”
Tim and 25-year-old Emily, who run a 90-head herd near Dorchester, later headed off Bath to celebrate with a “very rare day off ”.
The couple, who have two young children, Bella and Poppy, reckon they could get married next year.
“It’ll depend on the milk price, though,” laughs Tim.