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Humanism isn’t a faith. There are no high priests, no sacred texts, and no revealed truths. Instead, it’s a philosophy or life stance: a recognition that although we are fallible and the universe in which we live is mysterious, we are able to take responsibility for our lives, and create meaning in them.
I knew I was going to enjoy working with David and Evonne from the moment I read their homework where they told me a wonderful story about a showbiz legend – that sadly I can’t share here! I did get to tell it at the wedding though, which was a total hoot, as you can … Continue Reading
Some days go perfectly and Jonas and Donna’s was one. We had ideal weather, and they created a textbook example of how informal yet moving a humanist wedding can be. Donna and Jonas wanted to start the ceremony by spending time with their friends, and they were waiting for me at the door when I … Continue Reading
The Glasshouse Hotel at the top of Leith Walk has a glorious roof garden, and one day I’m going to be lucky enough to conduct a wedding on it. But on the day Peter and Jane chose earlier this year, the sun was hiding behind a veil of haar, so instead, they married indoors with a … Continue Reading
Gus & Jules and Gus’s relationship was the definition of ‘opposites attract’.
I always look forward to getting photos and cards from the couples I marry, telling me what made their day so special, but this is one I will never forget! Leigh and Gregor chose their wedding date because it was 16 years to the day since they met. As they said in their ceremony, “Home, … Continue Reading