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Love Letters Straight From Your Heart

My heart goes out to all those couples who have had to postpone their wedding plans – some unfortunately, for the second time.  I hope I can offer some practical and heartfelt ideas.  So come your special day, whenever it may be, you will have it just the way you had envisaged. There will be…

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St Nicolas, Christmas Stockings and Marriage Proposals

  Last weekend we put our tree up.  Part of our Christmas tradition is the search for a real tree.  Obviously I always want one that is far too big, so it takes a while.  Once home we love the smell a real tree brings. Over the Christmas period I am constantly tweaking the decorations…

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Love Is The Constant

I hope you’ll bear with me for this self indulgent piece.  My husband and I recently celebrated our Coral Wedding Anniversary, that’s thirty-five years of married life together.   Younger people look on us in awe.  How can anyone be married that long? It is indeed a lifetime for some.  While the older folks, who have…

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A love worth waiting for.

Over the next few months my Love Stories are going to focus on couples who have found love a little later in life.  Love a second time around is no less passionate, romantic or exciting but it is different. As we mature we become more self assured, we know what our goals are and where…

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From faux pas to downright disasters…

  After last months beautiful wedding memories, I thought this month it might be fun to remember some of the less than perfect moments that surround a wedding.  Things that at the time may have been seemingly ‘end of the world’ disasters are now just a memory and a wry smile. A good starter for…

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Anniversary Memories

I came across this photograph recently, it brought back so many happy memories of our wedding day. It got me thinking. My husband and I are about to celebrate our Coral Anniversary; thirty-five years of marriage. We sometimes reflect that had we been married today, with so many different possibilities for couples to express their personalities…

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Pride

What can be more special than the joining of two lives together in love? When people are in love, that’s all that matters. Two people, declaring through vows their commitment to each other; exchanging tokens and promises before their guests. Feeling the love and support of their family and friends as they begin the happiest…

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May Love Stories

Follow your stars because when stars align beautiful things happen.  So much of what being a Celebrant is about is the ability to tell the client’s story.  To be able to write about a pivotal moment in the lives of two people is a very special privilege.  It is to capture the moment their world…

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April

When the world tilts from its axis And what you believe is no longer true Hold precious those who are dear to you And remind them with each day anew. If we can think beyond this moment, fix our eyes on the horizon, we may be able to dream of the celebration we will have…

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March

Spring is in the air. Spring is the season of hope.  Lighter nights, slightly warmer days when sometimes you can even feel the warmth of the sun on your face.  The flowering bulbs are beginning to emerge and life seems to have just that little bit more energy. Colour begins to fill the earth once…

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