That’s all it will take to see this quick montage of images taken (almost entirely) from weddings I’ve celebrated over the last year. I used a free software tool called Animoto, which was created a couple of year ago by some former MTV producers. It’s very intuitive, extremely easy to use and it might be … Continue Reading
Vicky & Andy’s Humanist Wedding at Melrose Abbey
What’s your definition of a romantic location? At one point I might have gone for the obvious one – palm trees swaying over a deserted tropical beach, but from now on, it’s the roofless ruin of Melrose Abbey, in the white light of a freezing cold Saturday afternoon in February. Only a true romantic would … Continue Reading
Need Help Planning your Wedding?
A lot of venues have their own in-house wedding planners and a splendid job they do too. But there are one or two hardy souls out there who can plan anything, anywhere, anytime. Wendy McArthur is one such. Her company Utopia Scotland is based near Gleneagles Hotel where she was an Events Manager for nine … Continue Reading
Bowdent wi’ Pride
I was rather surprised to get a call last week from my local paper, The Edinburgh Evening News, asking me to tell them something about my work as a Humanist Celebrant. I discovered this afternoon that the article has made its way, via the printed page on Friday and the discarded fish supper wrapper on … Continue Reading
Step by Step Guide to a Humanist Wedding no 6 – Registrars and Paperwork
A humanist wedding conducted by a celebrant authorised by the Registrar General of Scotland is legal everywhere in the world.