What it means to be a civil celebrant | how I can help

Welcome, my name is Cindy Groves and I am The Country Celebrant.  I am a civil celebrant which means that I can conduct weddings, naming ceremonies and funerals.#WeddingsMy wedding ceremonies are personal – no two are the same; they are hand written and my aim is to distil the spirit of the couple that I READ MORE

Funeral Celebrant | A personal view

Five years ago today since my darling Father died.  Some may find these images hard to view; for me they are a poignant reminder of a special person who we honoured in a way that was fitting and has brought comfort to us all. It was in memory of my Father that I trained as READ MORE

Gardens of Stone | My Boyhood in the French Resistance by Stephen Grady

I thoroughly recommend this book … a true story of courage and steely determination in the face of adversity. The writing style is journalistic and does not pull any punches.  It is the first book that I have read that is specifically about the resistance.  What a nightmare it must be to share your country READ MORE