Blog posts in the 'Uncategorized' category

Don’t say Neigh – go for the photo finish with an equestrian wedding! August 4, 2015

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Are you a horse lover? How about holding your wedding ceremony at a racetrack or favourite equestrian venue, like this lovely couple did? Unlike in Scotland, the law of England and Wales won’t permit a wedding unless it is under a fixed roof… However, you can do just the legal registration of the marriage  at the register office […]

Married for £1! September 4, 2013

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In these days where the average cost of a wedding is an eyewatering £20,000, how refreshing to read of a couple, Georgina and Sid, who have married for just £1 – the cost of the bride’s dress on Freecycle! The only cost the thrifty couple couldn’t escape was the statutory £70 legal fee at the Registry […]

RIP Alan Whicker – Whicker’s World July 12, 2013

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Alan Whicker, who has died today aged 87, was an intrepid traveller and his understated, knowledgeable style endeared him to millions who watched his journeys on TV throughout the 60s and 70s.  His eulogy will be interesting, and I have no doubt his obituary will throw up some interesting facts too!    His death brought to […]

What month did you marry? June 14, 2013

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The Meaning of the Months of Marriage – An old English Rhyme   Married when the year is new He’ll be loving, kind and true. When February birds do mate, You wed nor dread your fate If you wed when March winds do blow Joy and sorrow both you’ll know Marry in April when you […]

A Celebrant Funeral June 6, 2013

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When I am notified that someone would like a Celebrant led service for the person who has passed away, I arrange to visit the next of kin, when I really listen to them, so that I can  reflect their most treasured thoughts and memories about the person who has died.   I write a funeral service that […]

Five Good Reasons to use a Celebrant June 5, 2013

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Why use a Celebrant for your Wedding? 1. You are not restricted to a venue that has been licensed for marriage – you are limited only by your imagination! In a garden? A hot air balloon? On a beach? No problem! 2. There is no extra charge for evening or weekend ceremonies 3. You can […]

Wedding Pressures? June 4, 2013

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I see more and more brides (and it usually is the bride, rather than the groom) getting stressed out about what should be the happiest day of their lives.  In the quest to make their wedding the most memorable, they are going to increasing lengths, spending huge amounts of cash (including bank loans) to ensure […]