Ending The Year On A High

It’s been another wonderful, love-filled, life-affirming year, and it couldn’t have ended more appropriately than with a snowy wedding atop Ben Vorlich with Louise and Stuart, their witnesses, Ross and Davie and four bemused but delighted fellow hill-walkers who just happened to arrive at the summit at the same time. More on this in the […]

Humanist Weddings Legal in Ireland

It’s been an extraordinary few years for Humanism. Since Humanist weddings became legal in Scotland in 2005, they’ve quickly become part of the fabric of society, and I am delighted to see that the Dail in Dublin has decided to make them legal in Ireland too from the start of 2013. You can read the […]

2012 Census – The Rise and Rise of the Non-Religious

As reported widely this morning, the results are in from England and Wales for the census conducted last year, and I’m really pleased to see that the non-religious now amount to 25% of the population – a 10% rise on the figure in 2001.This is particularly good news, given that the census question was phrased […]