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  • A Blog dedicated to the Bride and Groom!

    Welcome to The Blessings Blog, which is written by us for YOU, our valued couples. We hope that the articles featured will be informative, entertain and guide you. In order to access some of the posts you will need to apply for a password, sadly due to the increase of plagiarism and website hackers.

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    Words are trains.. Read more..

    If you value the actual ceremony and hope it will live on in the hearts and minds of others too, then pay close attention to the information you provide us with. The most pleasurable and creative aspect of our service is in the transformation of your words into beautifully flowing prose, which will accurately and touchingly reflect your feelings for one another.

    We have become adept at ascertaining the style and manner in which we should formulate ceremonies to reflect your wishes. We are never sugary and over romantic but represent genuine sentiments, expressed as you would wish them to be…. and judging by recent feedback, most couples feel that this makes all the difference to the experience of being joined together symbolically forever. After all your intention to marry will affect the rest of your lives and with this in mind, we will leave you with an inspirational thought, simply but powerfully expressed by one of the wisest men ever to have lived…Mahatma Gandhi.

    Keep your thoughts positive,
    because your thoughts become your words.
    Keep your words positive,
    because your words become your behaviours.
    Keep your behaviours positive,
    because your behaviours become your habits.
    Keep your habits positive,
    because your habits become your values.
    Keep your values positive,
    because your values become your destiny.

    Diane
    International Civil Celebrants

To The Lighthouse…

One of the most memorable and delightful matrimonial experiences of 2012 was undoubtedly Barbara and Wilco’s romantic Autumn ceremony in Sardinia. This handsome young Dutch couple first recognized they had fallen deeply in love during a previous visit to the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea (Sardegna). Since Barbara and Wilco are a couple […]

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Carpe Diem… Seizing The Day in Tuscany

LIFE IS NOW as we all know and allowing opportunities for happiness to pass us by makes no sense whatsoever… “Watch out, what you do with your day, cause it is the whole truth of life. Yesterday is just a dream and tomorrow is only a vision. But living good today, makes every yesterday to […]

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Dancing ‘I Do’ On A Roman Beach

It made perfect sense that we gathered on a beautiful Roman beach by the sea, to celebrate the culmination of events that led them to making the ultimate decision… and we believe these fantastic photos by their close friend and Photographer Robertino Zanni perfectly capture the sheer joy of the occasion.

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Liz Possenti-Lee - December 2, 2012 - 1:57 pm

Beautiful, just beautiful! It bought a tear to my eye yet again watching, listening and reading your lovely words… Thanks you from the bottom of our hearts, we are so happy to have been introduced to you both for our Beach Blessing as you really captured the meaning behind our love story! Thank you e Amore xx

Forever Friends in a Tuscan Paradise – “Vrienden voor altijd in het Toscaanse Paradijs”

Two wonderful men were thrilled to finally call one another ‘husband’ and to have celebrated their good fortunate in such a deliciously idyllic setting..

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A Peaceful Wedding Celebration in Etruria

   “There is a queer stillness and a curious peaceful repose about the Etruscan places I have been to“. D.H. Lawrence (1932) ‘Etruscan Places’ From approximately 700 BC until a century before the birth of Christ, the area of Tuscany was known as Etruria, populated by an artistic and intelligent people, who became the envy […]

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