You’ve seen it many many times in the movies.  Two people getting married but the true love is not at the altar. The Hero rushes in right when when the minister asks “if there be any just cause….” In reality it just doesn’t happen but I suspect there may be one good one in my […]

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So, the Oscar type awards event has come to the South African wedding industry. It’s a very clever idea.  The wedding industry in South Africa has exploded and it is now a multi-billion rand enterprise. A group called the South African Bridal Industry Academy (SABIA) started a couple years ago and positioned themselves as the […]

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I was the celebrant at a funeral this morning for a person who by all accounts lived a good life and made a lot of friends and who was loved.  He was 25 at his passing and died by his own hand. Something I have always emphasised at such occasions is that it is important […]

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An Epic journey it was.  5 days, 3000kms traversing 5 provinces so I could marry a couple who live just 20kms from my home in Joburg! I received a phone call from Glynnis about 6 weeks ago asking if I would be available for a wedding in Plettenberg Bay.  I was driving at the time […]

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