When you think ‘wedding piper’ you automatically think of a’ phìob mhòr, the Great Highland Bagpipe, but there are others. Some years ago in another life, I made a documentary called ‘Piping Hot’ about the first ever Glasgow Piping Festival, where I came across pipers from Albania to, well not Zambia but you know what I mean. … Continue Reading
Caroline and David’s Humanist Wedding at Dalmahoy Country Club
I want you to imagine the man on the right, wearing a naval uniform while taking his clothes off for money… Yes, that’s what David was doing when Caroline first saw David. OK it was to raise money for charity, but I have to admit its one of the more unusual stories I’ve heard on … Continue Reading
Step by Step Guide to a Humanist Wedding no. 13 – Blessings
Getting humanists to agree on anything is a good deal harder than you might imagine.
Ellie & Neil’s Humanist Wedding at The City Chambers, Edinburgh
This lovely thank you card reminded me why I’ll never forget Ellie and Neil’s wedding.Ellie’s mum Catrin gave a reading of a poem by Edward Lear that had been Ellie’s favourite as a child. It’s called the Quangle Wangle Quee, and what made it so special was that Catrin was actually wearing the Quangle Wangle Quee’s hat! Thanks Ellie and Neil … Continue Reading