People who lived for music

People who lived for music

Music has been a very important theme in quite a few of my services lately, and not just the entrance and exit music or something appropriate to reflect on, but it’s the fact that music played such a big part in a life that is so fascinating. A young chap whose home was wall to Read More

Sunshine and laughter at an April wedding…

Mel and Mat’s wedding was outdoors in April! When I first met them I did wonder what on earth had possessed them to plonk their special day right in the middle of the rainy season! However, on this one day in April the sun shone so hot and so bright it was as if someone Read More

A beautiful pagan ceremony

In the middle of October, on the eve of a full moon, I officiated at a most beautiful pagan ceremony for my lovely friends and neighbours Tor and Nigel. The ceremony we planned was woven around a traditional hand-fasting, using a cord of their significant chosen colours which they made and blessed at Glastonbury Tor. Read More

The most beautiful Summer wedding at Dunwood Hall

Tab and Matt had their beautiful wedding ceremony at Dunwood Hall near Leek, and oh how we fretted about the weather because it was all going to be outside! In the end we needn’t have worried at all because the sun shone so bright and so warm, family gathered from all corners of the world, Read More

A staged wedding for a photoshoot, but I still got emotional!

In May this year I went up to Heath House in Derbyshire to be part of a wedding photoshoot for the wonderful Peak Tipis from Ashbourne. It was lovely to be involved in this and even though it was a staged wedding, I still felt a little lump in my throat when the couple (who Read More

A vow renewal to remember

I am so pleased that Tiffany and Paul sent me these lovely photo’s of their Vow renewal at Crewe Hall. When they originally got married they just didn’t have the money to do a big fancy wedding, however ten years down the line they wanted to make sure their vow renewal was really special. A Read More

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