Wedding rehearsals – do you really need them? I think so, especially if the wedding is taking place somewhere none of us know very well and which is going to be completely transformed for the big day. I had a lot of fun working with Gary & Lou on their ceremony, not least because it … Continue Reading
Recently I’ve been encouraging couples to keep one or two of their vows secret, so they both get a very special surprise on the day.
Tim & Chiara’s ceremony was great fun, not just because it was so well-written and moving but because at least half the guests were Italian and in the way that only Italians can, they wore their most glamourous fur coats and smoked with impunity! They sent me this lovely card, (Made on a Mac) with … Continue Reading
It’s taken me far too long to realise that there was a very important element missing from this blog – the voices of the couples themselves. Graeme and Charlotte’s was the very first wedding I conducted this year, in the mists and fogs of January and it was a lovely tale of two kids who’d … Continue Reading
I first went to Mavis Hall Park last December, for the wedding of Dan & Amani and I remember that when I finally got there, I seriously thought I’d come to the wrong place. There were no cars, no human beings and no sign of life anywhere, let alone bunting, balloons, a marquee or any … Continue Reading
“What does a Humanist Wedding cost?” Is one of the questions that people seem to be asking search engines. My answer used to be “a lot less than the bride will spend on the shoes”, which was just a wild surmise for which I had no hard evidence – until now. This is one of … Continue Reading