Ceremonies, Uncategorized

Intimate villa wedding by the sea

Much of today’s wedding was in Chinese. I don't speak a word but it didn’t matter; one of the couple’s friends translated everything I was saying, line by line. The couple said their vows in Mandarin, and then exchanged rings. The atmosphere was very intimate, even though we were all right by the beach with… Continue reading Intimate villa wedding by the sea

Recent Weddings, Sand Ceremony

Beautiful Beach Wedding

A beautiful hotel by the sea was the venue for this weekend wedding, It featured a sand ceremony, whereby the couple poured individual glasses of sand into a third glass, as a symbol of their unity. ...Today you join your separate lives together. The two separate bottles of sand symbolize your separate lives, separate families… Continue reading Beautiful Beach Wedding

Celebrations, Decoration, Recent Weddings

Villa Wedding August 9th

 This beachside wedding was held at one of Samui's most beautiful villas, right in the south of the island. The couple chose to have bubbles instead of confetti, an idea that worked brilliantly. And a thank you from the couple: Hi Dimitri,  Thank you so very much for all of your help and for marrying… Continue reading Villa Wedding August 9th

Ceremonies, Wedding day topics

What exactly is a celebrant?

  Many people aren’t really sure what a celebrant is; after all, there aren’t that many of us around and it’s one of the newer professions. It was only in the 60’s that the idea of celebrants caught on. The first ones mostly operated in Australia, where they provided alternatives to church weddings or starchy,… Continue reading What exactly is a celebrant?