Relationships

Looking for a Marriage Miracle?

From Kidz onthe Coast Magazine - 2016 April - May Issue I’ll get straight to the nitty gritty. In your marriage has the spark gone? Are you growing in parallel silos or unevenly or in different directions? Not talking anymore or only about the kids and home chores?  Are [...]

By | 2018-02-23T00:05:49+00:00 April 6th, 2016|Families, Relationships, Spirituality, Uncategorized, Weddings|Comments Off on Looking for a Marriage Miracle?

Peace on earth begins with your family

Kidz on the Coast (Dec/Jan 2015) When I interview couples for their weddings, and I ask about the importance of their family, this phrase is almost word for word repeated countless times, “my family is my world”. I think this is even more true than we know….even for people who [...]

By | 2018-02-24T13:59:51+00:00 December 13th, 2015|Relationships, Spirituality, Success, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Peace on earth begins with your family

Dying to have the conversation

Article for Seniors on the Coast - August 2015 Death is a profound rite of passage that escapes no-one. Facing the end of life process – whether through illness or old age, disease or accident – can be made meaningful and bearable by creating the appropriate rituals and celebrations. End [...]

By | 2015-09-18T11:17:46+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Grief, death & loss, Relationships, Spirituality|Comments Off on Dying to have the conversation

Suzanne and Chris’s magical community bushy love festival wedding!

My 2015 Weddings Season, and my second decade as a celebrant began with a joyful first ceremony of September for my dear friends Suzanne Grant and Chris Halliday. In between the Friday and Sunday rain and gloom, Saturday the 5th emerged with warmth and gorgeous sunshine. It was a big [...]

By | 2015-09-19T16:26:53+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Relationships, Uncategorized, Weddings|Comments Off on Suzanne and Chris’s magical community bushy love festival wedding!

At end of life, consider the difference my unique, bespoke and holistic funeral & pastoral care services can offer.

It is a sensitive service I offer and hard for me to 'advertise' but please know I can be available to you or any family in need leading up to, during and after a death of a beloved. My craft as a funeral celebrant and pastoral care practitioner [...]

By | 2015-08-08T17:22:54+00:00 August 8th, 2015|Families, Grief, death & loss, Relationships, Spirituality, Uncategorized|Comments Off on At end of life, consider the difference my unique, bespoke and holistic funeral & pastoral care services can offer.

The Parenting “Condition”

Sometimes however, in this tough gig called ‘parenting’ not all our interactions feel ‘unconditionally loving’ simply because the child/parent dynamic is full of ‘conditions’ of engagement. We have to say ‘no’ a lot. We disappoint and discipline. Kidz on the Coast article –August 2015 As parents the love [...]

By | 2015-08-08T16:42:17+00:00 August 8th, 2015|Families, Relationships, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Parenting “Condition”

Marta and Stephen say I Do

I love Marta and Stephen. I met them at another dear couples wedding Leonie and Samir's at Bells last year and we hit it off.  Originally Marta and Stephen were planning to travel back to Stephen's homeland in England to marry, but it was all too bureaucratic to achieve and early [...]

By | 2015-07-16T14:13:55+00:00 July 16th, 2015|Relationships, Uncategorized, Weddings|Comments Off on Marta and Stephen say I Do

Sarah & Luke. Mindaribba House, March 2015

Sarah and Luke Tucker were married at Mindaribba House in Tocal in March. Sarah and Luke were married at the beautiful Mindaribba House in the Hunter Valley in March 2015. It was a weekend affair of family, love and laughter. What can I say, I drove home singing at [...]

By | 2015-04-06T08:27:35+00:00 April 5th, 2015|Relationships, Weddings|Comments Off on Sarah & Luke. Mindaribba House, March 2015

Healthy ageing and wellness in longevity – Viva la Revolution!

Seniors on the Coast article (March 2015) It can be said that your age is a chronological fact, a number, but growing old is mental, cultural and habitual and, in our Western culture, the socialisation of negative norms for growing old are very entrenched. I’m interested in this, because my [...]

By | 2015-04-08T14:41:51+00:00 April 5th, 2015|Health and Wellness, Relationships, Youthful ageing|Comments Off on Healthy ageing and wellness in longevity – Viva la Revolution!