Alt Wedding Piper

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

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