Fred’s Woodland Funeral: A Celebration of Life

Fred’s Woodland Funeral: A Celebration of Life

A funeral service does not have to be held within the tight time constraints and regimented format of a crematorium with three prescribed pieces of music. Read all about Fred’s woodland funeral on private land to celebrate 101 years of life to incorporate his antique office chair, his decorated tri-walker with number plate, mementos, photos, his war medals, the decorated archway which framed his coffin, a beautiful memorial booklet, plus more…

An African Wedding at Hampton Manor

An African Wedding at Hampton Manor

What do you get when a Kenyan bride and South African groom have a wedding at Hampton Manor? An awesome ceremony that includesBright colours, the bridal entrance to Game of Thrones (the groom’s choice of music), hymns, a rose ceremony, a heartfelt blessing by a family elder, a string quartet and Kisii tribal wedding traditions that included crowns, anklets, shells, a spear and a shield, plus more.

I am human, I cried at a funeral

I am human, I cried at a funeral

I am often asked if I cry at funerals; as a Funeral Celebrant it is my role to hold the space for each family in whatever way is right for them, to facilitate, to be their voice, to share stories and hold it together for their sake, so my answer is…..