Award winning civil celebrancy

Award winning civil celebrancy

My Christmas Message – I feel like the Queen!

Posted: December 24th 2018

This festive period marks my 8th Christmas as a Celebrant and because rituals bring order into my life, you’ll know that every year I give a Christmas Message on Christmas Eve. I almost feel like The Queen – it’s just that I’m a day ahead of her! So as I draw my festive wishes together
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Working ‘on’ your business or ‘in’ your business?

Posted: September 25th 2018

I’ve been chatting with someone today about the difference from working ‘in’ your business as opposed to working ‘on’ your business.  If you can’t lift yourself out of the treacle and detail of your day to day work then you’ll never get used to strategising. The minutiae is the soft option. It’s comfortable.  It’s also
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Know your values inside out!

Posted: September 11th 2018

Who and what we are drives the way we run our businesses. What we stand for and what we believe is important, shines through everything we do. Our inner beliefs and values really do make or break us – so have you truly got a handle on yours? Make no bones about it but our
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I’ll protect your information like the crown jewels!

Posted: July 7th 2018

Whenever I provide a Funeral service for you or a member of your family, then you can rest assured that your information is as protected as the crown jewels. You welcome me into your home and you share private and personal information with me.  If I were in your shoes, I’d expect my information to
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Just treading water in your business? A Mentor can help show you the way!

Posted: April 30th 2018

As someone who’s always had a Mentor and a Coach at their side, I completely understand the value of the roles.  That’s why offering these services to new and developing Celebrants is so important to me.  I know the difference they can make to a sink or swim scenario. A good Mentor and Coach will
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Nobody deserves to be ‘vaguely remembered’ – here’s why I do what I do!

Posted: April 22nd 2018

“So what made you go into this then?” Even 7 years into being a Funeral Celebrant, this is still something I get asked on a weekly basis.  I’m not surprised though because quite frankly, what is it that makes someone want to get up every day, put some black clothes on and go to a
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It’s time to recognise the changing Celebrant landscape!

Posted: April 15th 2018

As a Celebrant Mentor I’m not in the game of skilling people up to become good Celebrants – there are lots of training bodies out there and many active online forums that are well equipped to do that. I’m more focussed on raising the game for individual Celebrants to help them find their own path
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Religion, Spirituality or Faith…..who knows?

Posted: April 1st 2018

As a Celebrant I get asked so many times about my own beliefs about life and death. Am I religious? Do I believe in God? Do I think there’s something out there? I’ve enjoyed some interesting conversations over the years and whilst my own beliefs don’t come into my role as a Celebrant, they do
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Easter means different things to different people……

Posted: March 29th 2018

Easter means different things to different people which is just as it should be. There’s room for everyone’s beliefs and values in this world and it’s that acceptance of diversity, that makes life the gift that it is. And so however you’ve chosen to spend it and whomever you choose to spend it with, let
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Celebrating ‘International Women’s Day’…..not that I’m a feminist!

Posted: March 8th 2018

Today is ‘International Women’s Day’ where the strive for gender parity is at its strongest! I don’t consider myself to be a feminist and nor do I overtly push for recognition for women. The very nature of how I do things and of how I go about life, tells me that subtle progress is made
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