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​​From Worry to Wonder

​​From Worry to Wonder

How to have ownership of your wedding ceremony You might run your own business, be a CEO or senior manager, you might be constantly multi-tasking and spinning plants , or you might be a project manager love a spreadsheet and control is your comfort zone… then ‘Will...

How to say no, nicely

How to say no, nicely

Your day your way they say, but how realistic is that? Weddings can bring the best, and the worst out in you, your nearest and dearest, and your spouse to be. Why? Because no one wants to get it wrong. People want to help. Feeling significant in making someone's day...

Fear of public speaking?

Fear of public speaking?

You are one half of the happy couple, or you are the bereaved, or perhaps you are new parents…so, at some point, you ARE going to be the focus of the room. Gulp The internal dialogue may have gone… “OMG I’m engaged…I feel amazing!”  (shortly followed by) “OMG I now...

Divorcing us from Death?

Divorcing us from Death?

Divorcing us from Death? or Lifestyle choice beyond the grave.The pandemic has challenged peoples views of dying, death AND being ‘disposed of’.  Our view, our assumptions, and our lack of knowledge, have all be forced into the spotlight.  The biggest worry I’ve...

I know it felt right

I know it felt right

Weddings, funeral, namings and everything in-between… to be honest, people don’t really remember the details. They only really remember what’s important to them.  For the guests, quite often it’s the music. For my clients - it’s the feeling.  The feeling of LOVE - be...

Bridegroom, Groomsman and Ushers

Bridegroom, Groomsman and Ushers

There are the obvious duties of the Bridegrooms party such as organizing the stag and the speeches, but what are the duties on the wedding day?  Specifically, what are the duties at the ceremony?The BEST MAN  Firstly – it’s to get the groom there!  Soberly for...

Outside wedding

Outside wedding

With outside weddings opening up, it’s not just ‘whimsical weddings’ that can be outside.   Whilst I love a bit of fairy dust, lanterns and flower crowns  (I always feel left out and want a flower crown myself when taking a wedding :-0)  … you can also weave in lace...

Death by Sat Nav!

Death by Sat Nav!

I mean  - seriously!  Its actually something that is appearing on death certificates!   More so in the States than in Britain  - but the UK have some equally alarming records of deaths.  I know I have made ‘light’ of it in my opening line, but I actually had to STOP...

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