Billy and Janice got in touch with me in June to ask if I could conduct their wedding in August. They don’t hang about, this pair! As Billy wrote in his homework, “Janice and I met on a cruise to Svalbard. We would meet on deck and talk. I remember at times thinking I wish … Continue Reading
Your help and advice was invaluable. You really instilled in us the importance of the words and that the sentiments of ceremony should reflect us and no one else.
As part of the homework I give couples as part of the process of creating their ceremony, I ask them to write down 10 things about one another that made them not just fall in love, but want to marry, and spend the rest of their lives together.Over the years, I’ve had lots of wonderful answers, but … Continue Reading
The Signet Library is one of Edinburgh’s most elegant wedding venues. Like the library in the Old Quad of the University of Edinburgh, it was partly designed by William Playfair, and its upstairs gallery was described by George IV as the most beautiful room he’d ever seen. I’ve only once conducted a wedding there, so … Continue Reading
Do you remember the film, ‘Cabaret?’ That was when Liza Minelli first etched herself onto my consciousness, in her bowler hat and fishnet tights. And I’ve never forgotten her clever mnemonic of the correct way to pronounce her name. ‘It’s Liza with a ‘zee’, not Lisa with an ‘s’ Cos Liza with a ‘zee’ goes ‘zzz’, not … Continue Reading