It’s a cover-up…

Wedding guests are now free to take their face masks off to eat, drink and dance, but they still have to wear them during the ceremony if it’s indoors. I know. Decried by the Scottish Wedding Industry Association as confusing and contradictory, the papers have had a field day. The Scotsman called it a glaring … Continue Reading

It’s time to celebrate, people!

I’m delighted to announce that from now on, I will be a celebrant with Celebrate People, a new Humanist organisation led by two of Scotland’s best loved celebrants, Susan and Gerrie Douglas Scott. If you think you’ve heard those names before, it’s probably because you have. They were the first same sex female couple to be … Continue Reading

Blue black permanent…

One of the first things that gets drummed into you when you’re authorised to conduct legal marriages is that you must ensure that the Marriage Schedule is signed in ‘permanent black liquid ink’. Fair enough you might think, but what does that actually mean? Does it mean ‘indelible’ ink? Indelible means a mark that cannot … Continue Reading