Ramona’s Naming Ceremony

A naming ceremony is very like a wedding but much more relaxed, and Ramona’s welcome to the world was very laid back indeed. The house was packed with friends and their children as Claire, Bob and I talked about her journey into existence and the way her character has developed over the year she’s been […]

My New Portrait

Rhona and Paul are getting married at the beautiful Amisfield Walled Garden in Haddington this August in August, and they kindly sent me a snap of their wedding cake topper: an uncanny resemblance wouldn’t you say?

Same Sex Marriage

Last weekend I conducted my second legal same sex marriage since the introduction of new legislation at the end of 2014, and it was a hoot: fantastic music, wonderful ceremony, heightened emotion: everything I’ve come to associate with same sex ceremonies since I first started to conduct them almost ten years ago now.In all that […]

How does the word homework make you feel?

I often wonder how people choose to share their homework with one another so it was lovely to get this message and photo from Amanda and Stuart. While Wee Molly the Westie was away at my mum’s for the weekend, we decided to share some alone time with some lovely red wine and read each other’s […]