My esteemed colleagues, Mary Wallace and Juliet Wilson have both been applying their fingers to the keyboard recently and giving some valuable advice about taking care of the legal aspects (Mary) and how to choose wedding poetry and readings (Juliet). They’re both well worth reading. I suspect that Mary’s latest post was prompted by an … Continue Reading
It was funny, moving and poetic and you can’t ask for more than that.
Kathryn and Ewan’s wasn’t the first wedding I’ve conducted at Kirknewton House Stables, but it was the first time I’d had the opportunity to have the ceremony in their beautiful garden. What you can’t see in this picture is all the free range chooks running around in their enclosure over to the right of … Continue Reading
Nicola and Jim came all the way from Yorkshire to find a suitable location for their fairytale wedding. After a lot of searching, they finally settled on the spectacular Dundas Castle just outside Edinburgh. They were lucky to get Roddy the Piper, who’s not just an outstanding player but even … Continue Reading
I was delighted to receive these shots from a wedding I conducted at Edinburgh’s answer to The Sistine Chapel, the beautiful Mansfield Traquair in September 2007. It’s a stunning building that used to be a great music and alternative arts venue called ‘Cafe Graffiti’ where Stephie and Jo spent many happy evenings. … Continue Reading
More and more couples are doing it backwards – having a family first and then getting married and in some ways I find these ceremonies the most moving of all! This photo of Neil and Colette’s family formed the backdrop to their wedding, and all the kids played their part. Michael was the best man, … Continue Reading