What does this ceremony mean to you?
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Funerals and weddings are the most common ceremonies I’m asked to do, and the same is true for most of my celebrant colleagues. These ceremonies (arguably along with baby namings) are the ‘meat and two veg’ of the ceremony world. … Read More

Choosing your wedding party
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One of the exciting parts about planning your wedding is deciding who will be in your wedding party – your ideal ‘I Do Crew’. But before you get too excited and start promising places on the team to all and … Read More

On Grief
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When we think of grief, we tend to think of the most obvious sort of grieving – that of a bereaved person who misses a loved one who has died. We might think of crying, and funerals – of action … Read More

Dogs at weddings
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Should we invite dogs to our wedding? I’m asked some version of this question about dogs at weddings a lot in my work as a wedding celebrant. Whether the couple wants to have their beloved pooch as ring bearer for … Read More

wine box ceremony
What is a wine box ceremony?
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Like a tipple together? The good news is that there are lots of ideas on how to include your favourite drink at your wedding ceremony. If you’re wine lovers, you might want a wine ceremony – wine blending, wine drinking … Read More

Reading at a wedding – 14 tips to help you
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If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance that you’ve been asked to read at a wedding – perhaps of a friend or family member. So first off, congratulations! Being asked to do a reading at a wedding is a … Read More

Getting married when the world is going crazy
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The past few years have served up some really shocking, world-scale events that have rocked us to the core.  Covid has wreaked global disruption, whether it’s been directly by illness and death of loved ones or by the utter exhaustion … Read More

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