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Choosing Baby’s Name!

Choosing Baby’s Name!

How does one go about choosing a name for a life that hasn’t even been born? This has to be one of the most exciting moments during pregnancy when names get tossed about like the confetti at your wedding! I remember during my first pregnancy, I was convinced I was...

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Death of a Loved One, What Now?

Death of a Loved One, What Now?

My condolences if your loved one has recently died. And if you’re wondering what happens here in Mallorca when a loved one dies, then well done! It’s vitally important that you know what to expect so that you’re ready to do what needs to be done and make the right...

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You’re Engaged, What Next?

You’re Engaged, What Next?

You’re engaged and already planning your destination wedding - congratulations, what fun this is going to be! A word of warning though as the stresses and costs for financing the perfect wedding are high and perhaps this illusion of perfection is where some couples go...

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Alternative Last Rites

Alternative Last Rites

Death will come to us all, so perhaps we can consider what kind of death we would rather? Personally, I would like my death to be a peaceful one and to that end it’s important I put the work in now to accomplish that as much as possible! There is a difference in what...

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10 Things to Remember for Your Destination Wedding

10 Things to Remember for Your Destination Wedding

1. Presumably you’ve booked your flight already. If not, what the heck are you waiting for! And don’t forget that your wedding dress will be going hand luggage for obvious reasons! 2. Hire car - have you told your guests to book their’s already? Last year the Balearic...

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Wedding & Funeral Traditions – Do we Still Need Them?

Wedding & Funeral Traditions – Do we Still Need Them?

noun: the transmission of customs or beliefs from generation to generation, or the fact of being passed on in this way. I recently had a bride to be break down in tears because of the stress of her father insisting on walking her down the aisle! Her father wasn’t a...

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What is a Naming Ceremony – Everything you Need to Know

What is a Naming Ceremony – Everything you Need to Know

Congratulations, you’ve just had a baby and you’re filled with so much emotion for this tiny creature! You’ll be getting used to a new way of doing things and there’ll be much to learn in the future! Amongst the feedings, dirty nappies, sleepless nights, questions,...

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When life gifts you the unexpected!

When life gifts you the unexpected!

My good friend and colleague Vicki McLeod, a talented lady in lots of areas and most especially words and images, has had me at two of her most life-changing moments! The first was her wedding, long before I even knew celebrants existed, and the second at the birth of...

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Who is Glynis German

Who is Glynis German

Early Days I had quite a typical upbringing in 1960s Britain after having arrived in London from Jamaica at the age of 5 years. Typical in that life revolved around family and friends and when school finished, there was always time to play. At 10 years we moved up to...

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