Marriage is not a 50 / 50 deal. If you enter into matrimony thinking that if you bring your half to the table and your partner brings their half all will be sweetness and light then you may well be in for a rude surprise down the track. I am not a qualified marriage counsellor … Continue reading The Roller Coaster Ride.
We opened up the box for Butterflies all around.…Imagine our disappointment, as they plummeted to the ground. Their tiny little wings still covered with frost I looked at them and thought of the money I’d lost. Never again will I suggest a butterfly release It puts a damper on the show when they’re all deceased. … Continue reading Ode to The Butterfly release.
I was listening to the news today (nearly always a bad idea – too depressing). When it was stated that a study showed married men are happier than single men and of course they live longer etc… Now, I’m in the marrying business and I wonder if at times the happiness is a result of … Continue reading Is Marriage good for the Soul ?
I was in bed the other night and the thought came to mind… How do people know you care about them? Then earlier today I was in a men’s store looking to buy a couple of tops. Trouble was the three staff, of the otherwise empty store, were too busy chatting amongst themselves to show … Continue reading How do people know you care about them ?
You may have wondered at some stage, especially if have read part one, how we put together the various elements of a wedding ceremony. Well like most things, different people do things in different ways. Some, as mentioned in part one, take short cuts. Some use a one size fits everybody approach. Others develop a system … Continue reading Part Two: Ways of working / The task at hand
I was reading a forum for celebrants the other day and it occurred to me that many celebrants supply their clients a selection of what I can only describe as pre-fab ceremonies. A selection of two or three ceremonies where only the names need be changed and the job is done. Admittedly this gives couples … Continue reading Part One : Greater than the sum of it’s parts.
I was re-reading an article from Before & After (Design magazine) and it got me thinking about the client – service provider relationship and the articles relevance to the wedding business. The article was entitled- “Don’t do what I say, do what I want”. The most obvious commonalities is the fact that many couples give … Continue reading What you want vs What you say vs What you get…
Couples need, though they don’t always know it, a celebrant that has their best interests at heart. That is where I come in. My focus is to give couples the wedding ceremony of their dreams. The one the Bride has always wished for and the one the Groom hopes will be everything he and his … Continue reading About Your Celebrant…