We spoke to each other from the heart in front of all our loved ones – it was entirely unrehearsed and raw but that’s why it was perfect!
As Barack Obama said the other day, “despair is not an option”. We need to keep trying.
After the wedding, people came up to us to tell us what an amazing ceremony it was and our family and friends around the world also texted us to tell us that it was very unique.
I campaigned for an Assisted Dying bill on the two previous occasions that it’s been offered to the Scottish Parliament, so I’m glad that it’s coming up for debate again soon.
How do you keep love alive in a long marriage?
People love humanist funerals for their compassion, their honesty and their humour: they choose them for what they include, not what they exclude.
Humanist weddings have been legal in Scotland since 2005. It took only ten years for them to become the second most popular form of marriage in the country, and – in Scotland at least – they’ve almost become ‘the new normal’. I meet lots of couples who’ve only ever been to humanist weddings, but – … Continue Reading
This year, lets honour the people who risked everything to prevent war breaking out in the first place: Civil Servants.
Yesterday was the hundredth anniversary of the very first ceremony of Remembrance at the Cenotaph in London.
I meet a lot of people who describe themselves as ‘spiritual but not religious’. As organised religion continues to decline in the Western World, it’s becoming much more normal, but despite that I was surprised when my friend Onie told me that she was starting a new organisation called ‘Agnostic Scotland’.I have always believed agnosticism … Continue Reading