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    Blue Wedding Flowers

    I think I spy a theme….. for 2021 weddings I have been having an awful lot of enquiries based around a blue theme. I will always have a flurry of all white weddings, and blush, and the wacky vibrant mixtures- but the resounding queries are telling me blue is the colour of choice. Here are some ideas for blue wedding flowers Whether that be blue bridesmaid dresses…. Or the flowers themselves and I’m not talking just a touch- for the “something blue” element of the day…. I am talking BLUE. “They don’t grow blue flowers” I hear you cry…. Well that you are mistaken my friend. I am not a…

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    Nobody Panic! Love isn’t cancelled

    Well who could have seen this coming? The global pandemic that is Covid-19 has ground to a halt many industries- one of which being the hospitality and wedding sector- of which I happily belong. Nobody panic! Love isn’t cancelled! The wedding itself may just be on momentary pause while we adjust and adapt to a new kind of normal- one which hopefully will not involve face masks featuring in your wedding photography that is. One of my lovely couples decided to mark their original date by asking all family that they lived with to don a wedding dress from Ebay- budget no more than £40- (including the gents), and set…

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    The origins of Valentines Day

    The origins of sharing your feelings on Valentines Day (14th February) have many roots through ancient times.  It was seen as a time when lovers express their affection with gifts. Valentines Day has origins in the Roman festival of Lupercalia, held in mid-February. The festival, which celebrated the coming of spring, included fertility rites and the pairing off of women with men by lottery. At the end of the 5th century, Pope Gelasius I replaced Lupercalia with St. Valentine’s Day. It came to be celebrated as a day of romance from about the 14th century. During the middle ages- in France and England- mid February was thought to be the…