Laura and Craig’s Humanist Wedding at Rufflets St Andrews

Scene One, EXT.  A formal garden in St. Andrews  A group of sharp dressed men walk to camera But these dapper dudes are not Mr. Blue, Mr. Brown, Mr. Orange and Mr. Pink: they’re Lee, Sean, groom Craig, and his brother, ‘protein shake enthusiast’, Rorry. Cut to INT, where a pensive Laura awaits bridesmaids Michelle and Louise and of course, her […]

Katrina and Andrew’s Humanist Wedding at Pratis Barns

I loved how Katrina and Andrew’s ‘unplugged wedding ceremony’ began. I told the guests they wanted to see their faces not their phones, and then their friends Lizzie and Jamie gave us a lovely version of ‘Can’t Help Falling in Love’ for Katrina’s walk down the aisle. They both came with a big team: Katrina had Jen, Amy, Natasha, not one but […]

Jo and Andy’s Humanist Wedding on The Cobbler

I absolutely LOVE mountain weddings, but they’re not for the fainthearted. Even in good weather, getting up to the summit requires a lot of planning and preparation, but when it’s absolutely tipping down as it was last Sunday, well, that’s when you find out what people are made of. Andy and Jo are climbers: ‘craggers’ […]

I do, I will, I have, by Ogden Nash

I Do, I Will, I Have*  How wise I am to have instructed the butler to instruct the first footman  to instruct the second footman to instruct the doorman to order my carriage;  I am about to volunteer a definition of marriage. Just as I know that there are two Hagens, Walter and Copen,  I […]