New website for Humanist weddings!

I am very excited to be building this new website about Humanist weddings. It preserves all my archive going back to I think 2007. Humanist ceremonies are the way forward for so many people. So often after a Humanist wedding or naming ceremony or funeral people tell me that it’s so personal and inclusive of…

Mothers and their daughters: the referendum on 25th May

Many women who vote ‘No’ in the forthcoming referendum will not know that their own daughter has had an abortion. They will not know the secret that their daughter has felt that she must keep from her mother. And their mother will never know their daughter’s secret. Their mother will die without ever really knowing…

Humanist weddings by conviction

One of the difficulties with the word ‘Humanist’ is that lots of people can claim that they are Humanist. I remember attending a funeral once and the celebrant  was ‘Humanist’ if the bereaved wanted a non-religious ceremony and he was religious if the bereaved wanted a religious ceremony. He was just an actor: all things…