Speaking from the Heart

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

Katie and Ross’s Humanist Wedding at The Signet Library

I think you can guess which Edinburgh author inspired the theme for Ross and Katie’s wedding…        It was an appropriately magical occasion,  in the splendid surroundings of Edinburgh’s historic Signet Library     Where even the railings seemed somehow to have been art directed to match.     I don’t usually post quite … Continue Reading

Take, choose, accept: what do you want to promise?

Couples often ask if they can use the word ‘take’ rather than ‘accept’ when they make the legal declaration at the climax of their wedding ceremony. It’s a good question.The Registrar General of Scotland’s web site says “There is no legally prescribed form of words to be used in relation to ‘marriage vows’ in Scotland”, but … Continue Reading

James and Anna’s Humanist Wedding at Carberry Tower

“Thank you so much for helping us have the most incredible and best day of our lives. You were absolutely perfect and made us feel so special. It was a true pleasure to have you involved from the absolute beginning. We were so lucky to have met you and have you involved in our special day. We received so many compliments for the ceremony and everyone said it was the best they had ever seen! “