Today I successfully joined SICA – the Scottish Independent Celebrants’ Association. It’s part of a constant endeavour to meet and network with more celebrants across Scotland. To share experience and hopefully to improve my own practice and hone my skills.
One of the good things to have come out of lockdown for me has been making a lot of new contacts with celebrants not just locally, but further afield. I thought it might be nice to do a short series
There is a really useful collection of ideas and resources here – very useful for funeral celebrants and anyone involved in the world of funerals, bereavement, grief and loss. It’s a bit USA-centred but valuable none the less: COVID White
A nice video by Neil Dorward, celebrant, mentor and trainer on his new YouTube channel. It’s about gratitude – specifically to funeral directors and their staff for all they do especially in the difficult days of lockdown. But gives me
Congratulations to my colleague, Fife celebrant Cate Reid for getting an article published in the St Andrews Citizen and on the Fife Today website! Cate was discussing the work we’ve been doing together to develop online ceremonies. Good to see
Yesterday I wrote about celebrant support networks and by chance that evening I got an email from a celebrant in Fife called Jem Mathewson. I met Jem at one of Neil Dorward’s Christmas gatherings. Since then we’ve exchanged emails from
Being a funeral celebrant can be a lonely business. Of course you meet all sorts of amazing people in the families that you work with. And you build good relations with funeral directors and arrangers. But it can be hard