Keren and Stephen’s friends Paul and Fiona set them up on a blind date not once, but twice!
To Celebrate A Life
Let’s Talk About Death, Baby
I know, this is meant to be a blog about weddings, but I just had to share this brilliant piece by a physicist called Aaron Freeman that was sent to me today by Joanne & Colin, who I’m looking forward to marrying next June at Keavil House. It was posted on a Facebook group you may or … Continue Reading
Gemma & Colin’s Humanist Wedding at Norton House
When people ask me what I do as a celebrant, I sometimes talk about my ‘Virtual Parish’. As a celebrant, I conduct more funerals than I do weddings, but they are both ‘a celebration of life’, and just as at almost every wedding, someone comes up and tells me it’s the best they’ve ever been … Continue Reading
Fee and Richard’s Humanist Wedding on the beach at Orocco Pier
We had such an amazing day and everyone commented on how special our ceremony was. In fact most people have said it’s the best wedding they have ever been to! I think the barometer for success is also that at least three different people asked for your details for their wedding/funeral(!)/naming ceremony!
The Father of the Bride Speaks…
I’m used to getting emails from couples I’ve married, but this is a first – a message from the parents of the bride, whose wedding I conducted last weekend over in Fife, at Balbirnie Castle! It was a great day, and I’m pretty sure that Victoria and Will enjoyed it too, but as they’re away … Continue Reading
Say ‘I do’ to the Humanist touch when tying the knot
I got a call the other day from Catherine Salmond at the Edinburgh Evening News. She was writing a story because Elizabeth Bell, the wedding co-ordinator at Houston House Hotel, had got in touch with the paper to say that 1 in 10 of their weddings this year are going to be Humanist ceremonies. So we had a chat … Continue Reading