I was very moved by this interview with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg in The Observer, where she talks about how she coped with going to sleep beside her 47 year old husband, and waking up to discover that he was dead.Journalist Decca Aitkenhead is one of our best writers, and while she wasn’t entirely won […]
even when you say things I don’t want to hear. I promise to stand by you in the world. With my body, with my mind, I promise to love you for as long as I live. Later I had the calligrapher Stephen Raw write them out. They hang on our bedroom wall. When I am in […]
We all like to get dressed up for a wedding, and I was really impressed when I saw these gentlemen at Edinburgh Castle, where I was conducting the wedding of Mati and Kenny the other day. Mati hails from Spain, and her father is a member of La Fundación de la Orden de la Bienaventurada […]
The lovely people at the Scottish Wedding Directory came round this morning to do a Live Facebook Chat: as a former producer and director, it was fascinating to see what you can do with just an iPhone, a tripod and a microphone.Whether what I had to say about what makes humanist weddings so special is […]
More and more I find it’s not English. You can read more about that on the Registrar General of Scotland’s site here.
They had what the French call ‘un coup de foudre’ – a real whirlwind romance. and his ! Anne wrote me a lovely review on the Scottish Wedding Directory site, saying, Well what really made it special Anne was that you and Wullie wrote it: that was what made it so special for you, and […]
Jim and Becky are actors: it’s almost three years since I conducted their wedding at The Caves, and I’ve been itching to write about it ever since because the way they chose to open it was so original! First of all, they chose not to go up onto the stage, like everyone else. They wanted to marry […]