Music at the Wedding Ceremony

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Music most definitely adds to the atmosphere of the wedding ceremony. It is a way to really personalise the occasion and these days you can choose virtually anything which means something to you as a couple. Live music can include … Continued

Reflections on 2014

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What a fantastic year 2014 was. I absolutely love being a celebrant. It has been such an honour to be part of the special ceremonies of so many wonderful people. No matter how big or how small the ceremony it … Continued

Dogs at the wedding

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I performed a wedding for a lovely couple last week which was attended by their special canine friends and it worked beautifully. The dogs, like all the other guests, were beautifully groomed. A friend held onto the pair to ensure … Continued

What’s in a name?

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Preparing to conduct my first Naming ceremony today, I reflected on the reasons why Namings  are important.  A naming is a way of acknowledging the name a child has been given by its family, of talking about the meaning and significance of the … Continued

Professional Development

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Each civil celebrant is required to attend at least five hours of professional development each year in order to maintain their registration with the Attorney General’s Department. Today I attended a day of PD run by Australian Celebrations Training with … Continued