Your Wedding Story

Fairmont, Escarpment, Sebel

By | 2016-12-16T17:51:44+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Categories: Locations|

Driving up the mountains and through the Hawkesbury on my way to conduct a wedding at Allview Escape at Blackheath,  I stopped off to deliver some Christmas cheer to three of my most frequented ceremony

What’s in a Word?

By | 2016-12-09T16:02:10+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorised|

Marriage. With a capital ‘M’, the word has become so charged. It is locked in as the legal definition of union between a man and a woman. With a small ‘m’ , the word is

Running Sheet

By | 2016-12-02T17:17:26+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Processes|

In my job sometimes I start communicating with a couple over a year before the wedding, we become friends on Facebook, and I get to share every step of their preparation. One of “my“ brides

A Ceremony by Design

By | 2016-11-25T19:11:14+00:00 November 25th, 2016|Categories: Processes|

Here is a design template for your wedding – too easy! The average civil ceremony will take just under half an hour – including a couple of readings and the signing of documents. It will

Why Marriage?

By | 2016-11-11T16:57:08+00:00 November 11th, 2016|Categories: Readings|

This reading would be beautifully placed at the beginning of the ceremony – maybe after the introduction and welcome to guests. It is a personal view on what the commitment to marriage means. The reading

The Final Word

By | 2016-11-04T20:11:54+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Categories: poetry, Readings|

There are hundreds and hundreds of poems and formal words of wisdom that could be read at wedding ceremonies. I’ve chosen just a few that have proven to be popular over the years, and some

Good Luck!

By | 2016-10-28T13:16:52+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Categories: Readings|

This anonymous reading is often used as a final blessing … the fact that it suggests that the success of your marriage should be based on gentle manipulation is beside the point I suppose! It’s