As D-Ream once sang, ‘things can only get better…’
Secret weddings are hard to organise! I first met Sarah and Richard in June and they told me that they wanted their ceremony to be the surprise element of their housewarming party, so it was crucial that word didn’t get out. My lips were sealed… The new home came with Richard’s new job: they were … Continue Reading
Chris and Scott’s wedding was very special to me, not just because we’ve been neighbours for almost 20 years, but much more importantly, because they’ve been together for 25! To celebrate, they brought together all the most important people in their lives, and they totally transformed their garden, garage and the lane outside to … Continue Reading
Can you imagine waiting till the night before to write your your wedding ceremony? No, neither can I…
Can you imagine leaving it till the night before your wedding to write your ceremony? No, neither can I. Alice and Jason did. Mind you, they’re writers. And therein lies the clue. Writers work to deadlines. And even though we first met fully EIGHT months beforehand, it wasn’t until the morning of the ceremony itself … Continue Reading
everyone said they’d never been at such a personalised and relaxed wedding, ever!
Fran and And first got in touch with me last August; they’d wanted to marry in Fran’s parents’ garden and that led them to stumble across the HSS website. As they wrote at the time, “When we read a bit more about it, we both felt that the humanist values were very similar to our own … Continue Reading
“Thank you so much for making the ceremony so special and memorable. I’m so sorry you didn’t stay… we were still dancing at 5 am!”
Alison recently sent me this clip of her wedding to Bob last summer: I love it, not just because I’m largely out of shot, but mostly because it really does capture something of the relaxed and intimate atmosphere of the day. Thanks Alison!
I always enjoy a story where love triumphs over adversity, and Caroline & Bruce’s story is a cracker! Childhood sweethearts at a highland boarding school, they were apart for 26 years before they met – and fell in love all over again. They had an intimate ceremony for close family only in a marquee in … Continue Reading