The George Hotel used to be the favourite late night watering hole for the TV Festival when I used to go there but its now had a major make-over and it’s looking fantastic. I really like this Portuguese Man ‘o’ War chandelier. Here’s James and his best man, Andy, looking very composed and elegant. I […]
Most couples wait til after their ceremony to get their photographs done, but not Jen and Bryan! I came across them out on the lawn in front of Dundas Castle looking windswept and interesting, as Billy Connolly used to say. Jen’s mum Chris looked very glamorous as did their flower girl Ebba […]
The Assembly Rooms on Edinburgh’s George Street are world famous as the Fringe’s leading comedy venue and Nicola & Fraser’s ceremony had its funny moments too. Just as the ceremony was due to begin, we got a call to say her car had broken down. Then we had another call saying the replacement car […]
Jill and Calum chose one of Edinburgh’s least known but loveliest castles as the venue for their intimate family wedding at the end of April. Built in the 14th century, Craigmillar Castle was the favoured Royal retreat of Mary Queen of Scots and the happy childhood playground for both Calum some years back and his […]
I was just pulling into the drive of the spectacular Dunblane Hydro Hotel on Saturday when I saw the horse-drawn carriage ahead of me – luckily the bride wasn’t in it, as I was half an hour early, but I did manage to get the camera out of the window and grab this lucky shot. […]
Steven and Karen’s ceremony at Houston House was a hoot: full of laughter, beautiful songs and some great poetry, courtesy of Steven’s dad, Stuart, whose contributions ranged from William Carlos Williams ‘This is Just to Say” to the Gaelic haikus of Kevin MacNeill.
I just had a call from a fellow Edinburgh based celebrant, Duncan Robertson that raised an interesting question: what do you do when you’re asked to perform a wedding for a couple where both parties speak different first languages, and neither of them are English? As Humanist weddings in Scotland become ever more popular, more and […]