Archive for the ‘About’ Category
12 Apr 2013
Your wedding report lives in my brain for the weeks afterwards in which I'm writing it and often beyond the point at which it's delivered to you, so I suppose it makes sense that my little brain has to give it a sufficient build-up beforehand in order to make sure I make the very most of the time I have with you.
01 Apr 2013
Please do enquire sooner rather than later if you are interested in commissioning your own literary love story. We would love to be involved, so don't delay getting in touch otherwise you may well find that our metaphorical dance card has already been filled.
22 Mar 2013
If you would like to find out more about commissioning your own love story or creating an unforgettable gift for your betrothed friends or family members, then make sure you get in touch for a copy of our new brochure!
31 Dec 2012
My heart has been shattered into a thousand tiny shards but with each wedding another little piece is placed back together. With every ‘I do’ my heartbeat grows louder. I worry that by the end of 2013 it will be deafening, but that is the rhythm of my life now: witnessing love and preserving it as best I can.
15 Oct 2012
There's good news for brides and grooms commissioning their very own love stories - they now get to choose from a selection of five different layouts for their wedding report. The visionary that is Leah Spicer has put together a portfolio of different styles to allow couples the freedom to add a little more personality to both their electronic and printed wedding reports.
05 Oct 2012
This time last year I was teetering on the brink of delirium as I packed up my pencil case at English Heritage and peered into the vast abyss known as self-employment. As no blog post is complete without a superlative list of self-important insights, here are the top five things I've learnt along the way. I've left out "Stop procrastinating" and "Do your work" as I figured they were fairly self-explanatory.
07 Sep 2012
We know that whilst wedding reports are a wonderful keepsake for the couple, they can also be a helpful tool for integrating guests who couldn't make it to your wedding.
03 Sep 2012
A week later we picked up the finished, re-sized ring. We sat on the sofa and he handed me the little white and maroon box. I shouted "No!" and "Do it properly!" and he said "Really?" and "Do I have to?" I kicked him and he slid halfway off the couch so that his left knee touched the carpet. He heaved a sigh, opened the box, showed me its contents and in the most embarrassed mutter of all time managed to grind out the words, "Will you marry me?" with ruby flushed cheeks.
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.
11 Jun 2012
I have witnessed a lot of love and happiness, a hint of sadness and remorse and a hurricane of laughter. But through it all, I have fallen in love with these couples, with their families and friends who have been nothing but beautiful and wonderful.