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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

Revolutionising The Rose in Venice

Venice.. We are pleasantly surprised by the increasing number of requests we receive to perform in this perfect ‘rose of the north’. We never expected to perform during the winter especially… but found ourselves returning several times. A beautiful antique palazzo in the heart of Venice welcomed us once again in early March, when we […]

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Beginning in Tuscany

Dana and Ken are kindred spirits who share many things in common, not least an enthusiastic appreciation of all things Italian and of Tuscany in particular, which is where they began their journey… in more ways than one! Both appreciate Italian cuisine and wine and were keen to combine this passion with an intimate wedding, […]

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A Luxurious Experience in Venice

The winter sun shimmered across the surface of the frozen lagoon… a site so extraordinary that Venetians declared they hadn’t seen anything like it in many years… A clear blue sky on a crisp early January afternoon welcomed those attending our first ceremony of 2012 held in a magnificent 14th century Palazzo positioned majestically in […]

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Eyes Wide Open in Venice…

Carnival in Venice is synonymous with fun, passion and intrigue. It is the first location that springs to mind when looking for romance and something a little different… Our growing reputation and notability for imagination and discretion, recently resulted in a request via an International team of professionals, to perform an unusual and challenging ceremony […]

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Don’t Forget St. Valentine’s Day!

  This is the day we acknowledge or reveal our love for that special someone thanks to a Forgotten Saint. No-one can ignore or forget St Valentine’s Day… guys do so at your peril! It is easy to be upset if your significant other doesn’t send you a card or bring you flowers but spare […]

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