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Vows for the Seven Steps The following are vows integrated into Hindu Wedding Ceremonies. In the south of India  the couple walks toward the south while the groom holds the little finger of his bride. In other parts of India, the groom holds the hand of his...

Love is the number one important ingredient at any Wedding Ceremony and oddly it is not always present. In my experience as a Marriage Celebrant it is often the more simple weddings which evoke the purest emotions. It is the unseen energy which creates the magic....

My lovely daughter, Miranda, produced this video for me to help explain the different versions of the hand fasting ritual. Some of these techniques have been created by me to cater for the different requests I have from couples. Each coloured ribbon or cord is...

Despite popular belief it is not fashionable for a bride to arrive late for her wedding! If a bride deliberately delays her arrival at her wedding ceremony it can create distress for everyone and have a knock on effect for some things, which may not be...

Last night on an episode of the Australian television drama 'The Time of Our Lives', a surprise wedding ceremony was the climax of the show and series. I love this programme because all plot lines seem plausible and possible and it was so easy to let...

I am so excited by my affiliation with the 'Off Beat Empire'. 'Off Beat Bride' Australia is a website dedicated to those brides who want their wedding experience to reflect their style. It is for brides that dare to be a little different and are in search of like...

I Just Can’t Help Sharing Tuesday, 20 December 2011 I can’t help but leave a piece of my heart with every couple I marry. Without exception my Brides have been radiant and my Grooms, bursting with love. As much as I want to keep the genuine sincere comments of...

Magic Moments Tuesday, 27 December 2011 This shot was taken 2 days before Christmas and I feel compelled to share the story with you, proceed if you love wedding anecdotes. On this day I had the most glorious experience. I had been (as it turned out) wedding planning...