Archive for August, 2012
29 Aug 2012
““And now I’m looking at you,” he said, “and you’re asking me if I still want you, as if I could stop loving you. As if I would want to give up the thing that makes me stronger than anything else ever has. I never dared give much of myself to anyone before, but since the first time I saw you, I have belonged to you completely.”” - Cassandra Clare
24 Aug 2012
No one can describe that bubble that will contain the two of you, that will send you floating from the altar, down the aisle, through your wedding breakfast, on into the night and beyond into your marriage.
22 Aug 2012
“Bottom line is, even if you see ‘em coming, you’re not ready for the big moments. No one asks for their life to change, not really. But it does. So what are we, helpless? Puppets? No. The big moments are gonna come. You can’t help that. It’s what you do afterwards that counts. That’s when you find out who you are.” - Buffy the Vampire Slayer
20 Aug 2012
My new series, 'Notes on a Wedding', is intended to feedback real time news and views from the matrimonial frontline. I realised quite early on that I have the unique privilege of being able to accurately see what is really happening at weddings and the things that couples were actually deploying in their wedding celebrations, but I wasn't sure of the best way to communicate this information.
17 Aug 2012
With flowers in their hair and the kind of gently glowing skin that one would imagine was the result of spending too much time in San Francisco during 1967, the Miss Bush models became the epitome of a Temperley bride.
15 Aug 2012
“Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.” - Dr. Karl Menninger
13 Aug 2012
I know that in years to come you too will be taken by surprise when you hear these tunes and remember your wedding day. I know that you'll feel just as fuzzy as I do when the melody of your wedding music seeps into your soul and transports you back to those magical moments. Next to literature, music is the greatest art form.
08 Aug 2012
“Living is like tearing through a museum. Not until later do you really start absorbing what you saw, thinking about it, looking it up in a book, and remembering — because you can’t take it all in at once.” - Audrey Hepburn
06 Aug 2012
I am the girl who arrives at a wedding by herself, undaunted, smiling at strangers in the knowledge that they will think we are long lost friends by the end of the night. I am the person who small children eye suspiciously whilst old ladies tilt their hats to talk about me without me noticing, unaware that my job is to notice everything.
01 Aug 2012
“Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.” - Martin Luther King Jr.