Archive for March, 2012
30 Mar 2012
She bowed her head beneath a beautifully embroidered scarf, wilfully oblivious to the commotion as the flashes of rainbow colours surrounded her. Together, like a gloriously multicoloured shoal, the Sikh wedding party made their way up the steps of the hotel.
28 Mar 2012
“Happiness. Simple as a glass of chocolate or tortuous as the heart. Bitter. Sweet. Alive.” - Joanne Harris
26 Mar 2012
This is the long version of the story that I tell people when they ask me, "So what did you used to do before you became The Wedding Reporter?"
21 Mar 2012
“The power of a glance has been so much abused in love stories, that it has come to be disbelieved in. Few people dare now to say that two beings have fallen in love because they have looked at each other. Yet it is in this way that love begins, and in this way only.” - Victor Hugo
19 Mar 2012
My job is obviously to try and transcribe as many moments from your day that will later become the memories of your wedding. But I'm intrigued to know, what other methods have you or will you employ in order to preserve and cherish the memories of your wedding day?
16 Mar 2012
It's ok, I get it. You hear the word 'report' and even though it has the softening prefix of 'wedding', your blood runs a little cold and a tiny shudder shakes your bones.
14 Mar 2012
“Although we read with our minds, the seat of artistic delight is between the shoulder blades. That little shiver behind is quite certainly the highest form of emotion that humanity has attained when evolving pure art and pure science. Let us worship the spine and its tingle.” - Vladimir Nabokov
12 Mar 2012
An explosion of bridal glamour appeared to have covered every surface within the walls of the suite; a table covered in glittering trinkets, a team of hair stylists commandeering the centre of the room and a make up artist working intricately from the light of a window in the corner. Two models sank deep into cushioned armchairs whilst being patiently painted and coiffed into creatures of glamour and style. In the midst of the organised chaos, one woman coordinated the many different facets of the day with an inexhaustible smile.
09 Mar 2012
It took an hour for my lightbulb moment to come to fruition... It's taken a little longer for my business to flourish and now here I am, with a year of being in business tucked under my belt .Every single one of the last 368 days has been a learning curve that I have thoroughly relished. I'd estimate that in the last year I've penned over 60,000 words on weddings alone.
07 Mar 2012
“Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.” - Joan Crawford