Yes, it’s wonderful to be in the great alfresco, but I’m sure many ladies get that sinking feeling when they get their invitation to your outdoor wedding. It’s not a problem for the boys, but we tend to forget that it gives most ladies a choice of going barefoot, wearing wellies, or losing their Louboutins … Continue Reading
Both Dominique and I were amazed how emotional it was. Not just for ourselves, but also for our witnesses as well as our guests.
Oliver Sacks was on the radio last week, reading from his latest book, which is an autobiography. Correction – it wasn’t him reading, and it’s not his latest book: it’s going to be his last book, because he is dying. Sacks is a neurologist best known to most people as the author of the unforgettably … Continue Reading
A naming ceremony is very like a wedding but much more relaxed. There are always nerves on a wedding day, whereas the anxious times are pretty much over when a couple are ready to name their child. I find this tends to happen around their first birthday, when life has settled to its new rhythms, … Continue Reading
I told Rob and Sarah they’d never use this photo… As so often, I was wrong! Sarah and Rob are both busies, as they call the police in Liverpool, and they first met at the scene of a pipe-bomb incident. That and some Facebook stalking led to a first date at … Continue Reading
I knew that marrying a dashing young racing driver to a beautiful equestrienne would be fun. What I didn’t expect was that Hannah’s handsome horse Rowan would also be a part of the proceedings. Mind you, they did say in the ceremony, “love me, love my horse”, so I shouldn’t really have been surprised. Like … Continue Reading
Aziza and Peter spoke their vows to each other from cards