The entire process helped us refocus our relationship and how we ended up where we found ourselves.
It’s wonderful that same sex couples now have the same legal standing as heterosexual ones. We were able to celebrate this, and make it official.”
I don’t like to use the ‘B’ word but despite all the uncertainty around Brexit, more and more couples are choosing to speak their vows in Scotland. It was last November that Leon and Chris brought their family and friends over from the Netherlands, and they’re still talking about their amazing ceremony now. They made … Continue Reading
Every so often I’m sent a set of photos that make me smile from ear to ear. This is one of them, so all credit to Puddle Lane Photography for capturing the joy! Jac and Simon’s wedding was at The Principal Charlotte Square, better known to old Edinburgh folk as ‘The Roxburghe’, but barely a week … Continue Reading
We’ve all had those conversations outside nightclubs, haven’t we? Well it was on the steps outside Mood, not long after she and Jason first met, that Lucy told her bridesmaids Dawn and Danielle, ‘If I don’t marry him one day, there is something wrong!’ Six years later, she was proved right, in a very … Continue Reading
Speaking your wedding vows that you have thought about for so long, and written in your own words, is perhaps the ultimate expression of your love. It’s what humanists in Scotland campaigned for more than twenty years to allow you to do, and they are the perfect expression of what your wedding is all about, … Continue Reading
Jeanette Winterson is a writer whose work I’ve long admired. She’s gay, and she was always against the idea of getting married because, as the sub-headline in her Guardian article says,” Why conform to patriarchal ideas of monogamy?” She’s clearly changed her mind, because she has just got married, and I really liked her vows. I promise to look … Continue Reading
What language does your heart speak? More and more I find it’s not English. But that’s not a problem. One of the good things about getting married in Scotland is that the ceremony can be conducted in any language, as long as all parties (including the celebrant) understand what’s being said. You can … Continue Reading