Tuesday, 16 December 2008

A Christmas Message from Ricky Gervais

New Humanist Magazine has come up with a great idea: an advent calendar of podcasts by well known commentators and comedians. Today's comes from Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant The devil may have the best tunes, but the humanists have the best jokes.

Saturday, 13 December 2008

How to get in touch

I've had this blog for a while now but it's taken until today for someone to point out (very kindly, I may add) that they couldn't find out how to contact me.

It's very simple: just click on the 'view my complete profile' link, under the heading 'ABOUT ME', in the right hand column and you'll see a button that says 'email'.

Click on that, and it will generate a new email form in your mail programme. I look forward to hearing from you!

Credit Crunch Weddings

As the economy plunges screaming over the cliff, it would be reasonable to expect people to postpone their wedding plans indefinitely in the hope that "things can only get better". Oddly enough, that doesn't seem to be happening and hardly a day goes by when I don't get a call or an email from couples who've already booked a date sometime during 2009.

In the States, Big Fat Weddings are 'Out' and Elopements are 'In' - which in simple language means that people are skipping the expensive reception and opting for simple ceremonies where the focus is on the meaning of the promise between two people rather than the price of the dress. Sounds as though the humanist message is getting through there too.

Seeing with your Head and Heart

Ditte of First Light Weddings is one of my  favourite photographers,  and I'm delighted that she's found the time to contribute th...