John Humphrys seems to think so. In an interview with the Radio Times, he said the slot is “deeply, deeply boring”, and argues for the inclusion of thoughts for the day from secular thinkers. It’s not the first time that this claim has been made, but the BBC doesn’t agree, and it’s unlikely if Thought […]
I don’t give prizes, but if I did, Laura would definitely have got my 2017 Award for the Most Original Entrance of a Bride… Her guests were at least as surprised as I was… To see a real fire-engine, sirens wailing, bells clanging, thundering up the narrow road to Kinkell Byre. Inside it […]
So many of our guests said how beautiful our ceremony had been, and that they thought they would become humanists.
Danny spent a good ten minutes sitting on the radiator, at the other end of the room. I think it helped him: a bit, anyway. But when Seeing Lauren, hearing her vows and hearing our story all at the same time blew me away and I can’t describe the feeling I had. I got this […]
Unlike quite a few of my friends, I never had the pleasure of meeting Sean Hughes, the gifted writer and comedian who died yesterday. I was aware of his comic genius, but I’d never read this poem, which was reproduced today in The Guardian. I hope someone is asked to read it at his funeral! […]
We’ve had so many family members and friends say to us that it was the best, most personal wedding ceremony that they’ve been to, just how much that they felt included and a part of it, and they all said just how fantastic you were! Louise and James Todd xx
We did! I’d been hoping to hear from them afterwards, because I felt theirs was a very special ceremony, so I dropped them a line yesterday. Here’s what I found in my inbox this morning. Hi Tim, We can’t believe it has been 6 months already. We can honestly say we had the best day. The […]
If you follow my blog, you’ll know I was delighted to be nominated, and then shortlisted for the Vows Awards a couple of weeks ago: that was entirely thanks to the many couples who voted for me to show their appreciation for the ceremonies that I conducted for them. I have been a celebrant for twelve […]