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
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
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
The very fact that people go to a lot of trouble for their weddings can be attributed to the desire to make the ceremony special and memorable. While most weddings are now civil rather than religious, people still want significance … Continued
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
It concerns me that sometimes people would love to get married but choose not to because of the perceived cost. Having a huge wedding with extremely expensive clothes, limousines, fully catered reception, bands DJs, fireworks and more is a relatively … Continued
Today was my parents’ 62nd wedding anniversary…a very fortuitous day for the wedding of David and Lan.
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