On Thursday 27 June, I organised a local event; “With the End in Mind an Audience with Dr Kathryn Mannix” When Dr Mannix offered to come to Carmarthen, I panicked a bit wondering how a Funeral Celebrant in Carmarthenshire leads a talk about dying. I've written about...read more
This discusses the feature in My Secret Wedding about personalising your wedding ceremony.read more
What's happening on the Wedding Scene in Wales? Where did you go to Get Wed in Wales in 2018? What did you do? How much did you spend? These are among the questions we were pondering at the end of 2018, so we decided to send a questionnaire out to scores of Welsh...read more
Guess what? This beautiful Castle wedding has been blogged about no less than THREE times, including my own blog, of course! "Emily and Jay's Rustic Destination Wedding in the coastal town of Tenby" is the latest. The Blog This one is from "Zank You", click on the...read more
https://greenweddingshoes.com/moody-castle-wedding-in-wales-with-overgrown-florals/ Sorry, but I can't help being excited when a "Treasured Ceremony" is written about in a blog! The more that's out there about these great "Moody Castle" celebrant weddings in Wales,...read more
Often when I mention, casually, to my beautiful couples that I’d like them to write their own wedding vows, I’m met with looks of surprise - or dare I say horror! Not everyone looks like a rabbit caught in the headlights at this point, but within this article I’m...read more
Free Advice for couples who didn’t have the foresight to book a Celebrant. AKA…OMG my son’s getting married! Here comes another blog motivated by a huge life event….my son’s getting married! OK, nothing unusual there I hear you mutter, well, no,...read more
Did you watch it? I’ve got to be honest, I didn’t get much further than a quick glance at "The Royal Wedding" since I was preparing for a different wedding, here, we held our "Royal" wedding in a castle in West Wales. It may have been a little smaller than Harry and...read more
Make the wedding ceremony suit the couple One of the joys of being a wedding celebrant is knowing what sort of wedding ceremony will suit my couples. What follows is my account of two very different ceremonies to try and show what I mean. Castle Romance Simplicity...read more
Creating a funeral for my mother was the hardest thing I’ve ever done, but a Catholic mass with a tribute by her children proved perfect.read more
The beautiful people at Lovemydress have featured a "Treasured Ceremony" in this article, they describe our Magical Woodland Wedding in Pembrokeshire Wales. Why not have a look for yourself, noting the bride's comments;...read more
When I was asked to help prepare a funeral for an old friend I was flattered and we set to work long before his death finally arrived.read more
Creating a ceremony with rituals that evoke a deeper sense of meaning and connectedness will ensure a truly unforgettable experience for you and those you love. As mentioned in my previous blogs, adding symbolic elements to a special day is the perfect way to put your...read more
Introducing symbolism into your ceremony is a powerful way to make the day truly ‘your own’. I touched on this in my last blog, exploring the powerful ritual of ‘handfasting’. You can borrow rituals from other traditions – or create your own symbolic gestures to...read more
Symbolism in your Ceremony Let's talk about symbolism in your wedding! Starting with the hand-fasting ceremony, an old ritual which I love to adapt for a modern wedding. Part 1 Hand-fasting “Normally I find weddings boring but what you did was fantastic - it...read more
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