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From my family to yours...

As mentioned on my Valentine’s Day Instagram post, I spent the day skiing with my parents (in fact, three weeks skiing with them). Not ideal as a single, 29 year-old, but as a celebrant, my parents are my sounding board and go to for advice on marriage and love. 808 more words


Secluded Beneath the Trees

It was a stunning day – one of the hot ones in Christchurch this year – when a small gathering of family and friends came together to celebrate the marriage of Leo and Natsuko. 128 more words


A Beautiful Day in Oxford

Vows Renewal Ceremony

A small and intimate Renewal of Vows Ceremony in Oxford Canterbury. Who would have thought it could get so hot?

On the main street of Oxford is the Oxford Seventh Day Adventist Church. 196 more words


Readings #inspo from the big screen!

Lovers, I am currently doing research for reading examples to incorporate into a ceremony I am going to be officiating. But as you do when you research, you start to go down the rabbit warren of the ether and the next thing you know you are looking for romantic passages from the top tissue box jerkers aka the roms and the romcoms of Hollywood. 1,289 more words



Sometimes it’s nice to see another perspective to give you a whole rounded view of things.

This weekend gone, I was a guest at a friend’s wedding. 602 more words


What my friends told me...

Hello lovers!

Welcome to article number two. If you missed the first one, I just outlined what is involved in becoming a marriage celebrant. Obviously being a newbie I am quite keen to absorb as much information as possible so I am able to provide the best service as a celebrant for my clients. 1,035 more words


Obstacles to a Happy Marriage

Dear Folks,

I will spend the next several weeks sharing some of the common obstacles that might prevent you from achieving a healthy and fulfilling marriage. 143 more words