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Braw - SCOTTISH adjective 1. fine, good or pleasing. ``It's a braw day today``

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A new wee video on some of the Ritual items I use for my ceremonies. The video was filmed in the Outer Hebrides which is where my Oathing Stone, Ring Stone and all the tweed for my Handfasting comes from. The Handfasting, Quaich & Oathing......

Finnich Glen, better known as the Devil’s Pulpit or, if like me you’re an Outlander fan, you’ll recognise it as “Liar’s Spring.” Finnich Glen is a 100ft deep gorge in Central Scotland that feels as if it’s full of faeries and magic! The water that......

There are so many different places in Scotland where couples & families can choose to have a ceremony, and so for this week’s BRAW! I thought I’d look at an unusual but awesome venue in Edinburgh…...

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>   Today’s guest blog is from Andrea Taylor – Soulful Celebrant! I walk through Craigmillar Castle Park to and from work in Little France regularly and I love it. The woodland paths and parkland......

Most people know I’m an Ayrshire lass and a huge Burns fan, and so for this week’s BRAW! I was delighted to head back to some of my old Ayrshire haunts to celebrate Robert Burns 261st birthday! Join me as I visit the cottage he......

Not all ceremonies have to be big affairs with lots of guests and grandeur. There were only 5 guests at Mark & Nancy’s Vow Renewal Ceremony in Atholl Palace Hotel, which made it a really relaxed and intimate celebration. Mark & Nancy had also asked......

The very first Braw! blog from just along the road at Stirling Castle! ❤️ Stirling Castle is the largest, and one of the most important castles in Scotland. One of the great royal residences, it sits on top of Castle Hill, a volcanic crag that......

Most couples who come to me do so because they want a relaxed, laid-back, fun and meaningful marriage ceremony. And so from the moment I start working with my couples, I am already planning how to create the right energy in the room before the......

Yesterday, hundreds of people gathered in the beautiful Grand Hall at the Bushey Academy in Hertfordshire, where I and 29 of my student colleagues were ordained as Interfaith Ministers, and it was the most beautiful ceremony possible. This came at the end of a week-long......

Never mind free Quaichs or fancy scripts… say “Aye Do!” with Celebrant Lindy and get a free honorary Scottish name! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ So one minute you could be John and Emma Cooper, and bam!… all of a sudden you’re Hamish and Maggie McTavish! Or you might......

Almost every couple I meet tell me they want to have (amongst other things) a “relaxed” ceremony. But how can you make sure this happens? The most important step is to choose a Celebrant who will give you exactly the type of ceremony you want. This means......

Just a few days ago I met with one of my 2018 Wedding couples for a catch up, and so that I could give them their “Aye Do!” gift pack, and at one point we were talking about the wedding and the bride said, “So......

On Sunday 6th May, Ailsa & Darius said “Aye Do!” in the stunning venue of the Edinburgh Caves, beneath the capital city of Scotland. It was (for once) a beautiful sunny day, and everybody came out in their best bib & tucker to join the......

Okay my lovely wee lads and lassies… after reading my last post ‘5 Tips on How to Choose Your Wedding Celebrant’ you should now have a shortlist of fabulous Celebrants, and are ready to go to the next step of making contact to find the......

On Saturday I conducted a gorgeous wedding ceremony at Glenbervie House, where we lit a memory candle as a way of remembering those people who couldn’t be there. And while this beautiful ritual is not something I’m unfamiliar with… this is the first time I’ve......

Putting together your Wedding ceremony can be a daunting task. Where do you start? What do you say? How do you choose your vows? At what point do you have a reading? Where does the Handfasting go?…. you get the point! Well, fear not! because......

When it comes to wedding rituals, just like a big sticky spoon of marmite, people seem to fall into one of two camps…. they either love them or hate them… and I definitely fall into the former category because I just LOVE them! Human beings......

A few days ago, I met with one of my 2017 Wedding couples for a catch up and to give them their “Aye Do!” Gift pack, and we started talking about their Wedding and the bride said, “So many of our guests have told us......

Your vows are clear statements of intention. They are promises you make to each other that will form the bedrock upon which your life together will be built. In essence they are your Mission Statement as a couple, and they will the most important words......

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Handfasting

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Oathing Stone

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Quaich

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Clootie Blessing

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More Rituals

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Poems & Readings

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Fees

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Celebrant Training

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  • A new wee video on some of the Ritual items I use for my ceremonies. The video was filmed in the Outer Hebrides which is where my Oathing Stone, Ring Stone and all the tweed for my Handfasting comes from. The Handfasting, Quaich & Oathing......

  • Finnich Glen, better known as the Devil’s Pulpit or, if like me you’re an Outlander fan, you’ll recognise it as “Liar’s Spring.” Finnich Glen is a 100ft deep gorge in Central Scotland that feels as if it’s fu...

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