Blog Category - Guest Blog Posts  and Articles

  • Articles published in print (hard copy)
  • Blog posts I've written as a guest blogger

I'm always happy to write guest blogs or articles. Just ask me.


Articles in Print Publications

Yes, there are still print publication that don't also publish online. One of these is The Celebrant the international journal that is regarded to be the premier professional journal for celebrants.

Consent, Ceremonies and Celebrants

In this article I explore the three types of consent that are relevant to getting married and wedding ceremonies: Real Consent, Informed Consent, and Intimate Consent and how each of these plays out in the context of the ceremony to ensure it is both legal and ethical.
The Celebrant, Issue 10, December 2021, pp 59-68
Facebook and Instagram posts by the Editor, Veronika Robinson, said this about this article: "Without doubt, this is one of the most important topics of all for celebrants, and one not covered by training schools with any of the depth and insight this author has shown. If you think you know what consent means, I can assure you that you don't unless you've read (understood and integrated) this. Your celebrant work will change if you bring this level of awareness into your practice."

Moral Rights: It's Personal

Infringement of your moral rights can have a devastating impact on your reputation
The Celebrant, Issue 8, June 2021, pp 8-13

Copyright: It's Economic

The most likely ways in which someone might infringe a celebrant's copyright would be by downloading and uploading to their own website, republishing in any form, adapting and using or publishing or performing the "work" in a public space without having your permission to do so
The Celebrant, Issue 6, December 2020, pp 14-23

Do You Like Me? How Much Do You Like Me?

How do you judge your performance as a celebrant?
The Celebrant, Issue 6, December 2020, pp 14-23

Slips of the Lip, Inclusion, and Extremist Codespeak

Lessons from the extremist speak playbook.
The Celebrant, Issue 5, September 2020, pp 26-27

Coffee Unity Ritual

The Celebrant, Issue 4, June 2020, pp 70-77

Celebrant Buddies: An Essential Resource for an Inclusive Ceremony

The Celebrant, Issue 3, March 2020, pp 83-85

Five Good Reasons To Include Handfasting in Your Wedding Ceremony

Including a handfasting ritual in a secular marriage ceremony has become increasingly popular over a number of years. It is my favourite wedding ritual, for five very good reasons.
Blog: Lucas Kraus Photography Tips & Articles

6 Killer Questions a Recruitment Specialist would ask Your Celebrant

“How do you choose a wedding celebrant?” is one of the most common questions asked by couples getting married in Australia. These questions will help you find the celebrant who is perfect for you.
Blog: Wedlockers

Louder than words: The potent “hidden” messages your wedding ceremony can send

As the saying goes, the little things are the big things. In weddings, subtle messages sent by both actions and words speak volumes about your relationship. Whether accurate or inaccurate, subtle “hidden” messages can influence the way your relationship is perceived and the marriage itself
Blog: Wedlockers

How To Stuff Up Your Wedding - Big Time

The stuff of celebrant nightmares. Forgetting or ignoring any of these things could bring your wedding to a crashing halt
Blog: Wedlockers

Writing Vows the Easy Way

Writing your personal promises can be remarkably easy. It is all about the partnership between you and your celebrant, about working together to craft the immeasurably magic moment in which your focus is totally on one another as you speak your commitment. The moment that your guests look forward to. The moment your photographer and videographer depend on for emotional reactions.
Blog: Lucas Kraus Photography Tips & Articles