Margaret’s Final Curtain

A singer and entertainer all her life, Margaret was 89 when she died. A member of ‘The Russell Sisters’, she performed a cabaret mime act for many years in the many social clubs around Easter Road, Leith and Abbeyhill, and her sons, Rikki and Raymond, made sure that her last appearance was a hard act to follow! […]

Rites of Passage

Can you imagine attending your own funeral? The old joke is that it’s the best party you’ll never go to, but that may no longer be true.Last year, in his Channel 4 series Grayson Perry helped to create a ‘living funeral’ for Roch, a man who’d been living with Motor Neurone disease, and it was […]

Read All About it!

I really love it when people tell me they love my book, WE DO! This photo was sent to me by Sarah, whose wedding I conducted last week: I think you can see she thought it had lots of useful ideas, so The idea was the brainchild of Naydene Commins, owner of the award-winning bridal boutique, Sophia Grace Couture  I’m […]