Posts by Maria Williams

Want to do something different for your wedding speech? Here’s a little inspiration for you…

Don’t know where to begin with your wedding speech? Inspiration is everywhere – if you’re open to it! Here are a few clever tips to help get you started… Reflect the theme of the wedding – Is it a vintage theme? Think war-time spirit, keeping calm and carrying on, and the speeches of Winston Churchill. Never in the field of organising a wedding, have so many owed so much to so few! If your happy couple is having a Rat Pack wedding, you have the perfect pay-off line. Why not tell them the best is yet to come? Create a
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How to be a best man without getting a black eye

So, you’ve been asked to be the best man at your mate’s wedding. Now, all you have to do is organise the stag night, keep the rings safe, and write a killer best man’s speech. There are some subjects, though, that you should stay away from in that speech. Give them a wide berth…or you could find yourself in hot water. Brexit It’s the bad boy of subjects which divide people. We’re also sick to the back teeth of it on the news every night, in every newspaper, and being talked about down the pub. Enough, already! Time to declare
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When wedding speeches go so wrong…

There have been some spectacularly bad wedding speeches. From revealing the bride’s, er, interesting past to telling the bride her new husband had once been arrested for cocaine possession, best men can get themselves into serious trouble. Even parents of the bride and groom can get it very, very wrong – especially if they forget to praise the bride! Here are some of our favourites: The brother of the groom who said: “I don’t know why you made me best man. Your wife hates me, and we don’t get along…” The groom’s father who raised his glass and said: “When
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I don’t need a wedding speechwriter…do I?

If you’re confident, calm, ready to deliver a speech at the wedding, then you don’t. If, however, you’re not prepared, you’re worried about what you should say, and the idea of standing up in front of a room full of a few hundred of your closest friends and family fills you with dread, you might want to read on… Here are 5 sure-fire ways to tell you need help writing your wedding speech You wake up in a cold sweat in the middle of the night because you just have NO JOKES…NO JOKES AT ALL! In your dream, you’re standing,
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