Kerry and Robin’s wedding was one of the highlights of my summer, and her excuse for not getting in touch before now is the highlight of my spring: she’s radiantly pregnant, and full of joy looking forward to her next big event! Anyone who reads my blog will know that ‘the homework’is absolutely central to … Continue Reading
I conducted the funeral of a friend’s mother last week. Kay was what we Scots call a ‘douce’ lady. She was retiring by nature, very sweet and kind, although she had a bit of a wild side too: she loved dancing to blues music and the Rolling Stones! She spent her last couple of years … Continue Reading
The idea of our friends asking us questions was brilliant – the guests liked this as they had never seen anything like that before.
My reputation depends entirely on word of mouth, and there are two groups of people whose good word I particularly treasure: wedding planners and photographers. It’s obvious really: they see lots and lots and lots of registrars, ministers, priests and celebrants, so if they like me, I know I must be doing something right! Carley Buick … Continue Reading
Some weddings were just meant to happen. How could a Birrell meet a Burrell and not fall in love? Jenni and Rich wrote a wonderful ceremony. It was short on story but big on meaning. As they said, “We have put a lot of thought into what marriage means to thus and we’ve had many … Continue Reading