A Lofty Proposal

Last winter my cousin’s daughter, Jaime, and her partner, Chris, flew to Victoria for a skiing holiday. This is something that they love to do and it is a great escape from their busy working lives. One evening Chris organised a trip via snowmobile to the top of one of the mountains. Jaime became suspicious when it …read more

A Great Compliment

The marriage ceremony for Ro and Andy took place at The Oranj Tractor Winery in Albany, the organic farm where Prince Charles and Camilla lunched on their last visit to Albany. It was chosen for its rustic, relaxed atmosphere. Ro and Andy chose a beautiful reading from “Oh The Places You’ll Go” by Dr Seuss, which …read more

A Testimonial From Susan.

Dear Jill, Thank you for doing a marvellous job with our wedding ceremony. I know how much work you put in beforehand and I appreciate it very much. I think, just as you said, it was a beautiful ceremony, it was a little funny and very emotional, just perfect. We both felt it had a …read more

A Japanese Connection

                                                      Emily and Jono met in Japanese class in High School. The teachers encouraged their flirtatious interactions by using these situations to introduce new Japanese grammar structures. Little did they know that there was a relationship growing built on trust, honesty, openness and friendship that would lead to their marriage 10 years later. The Japanese theme …read more

The Year 2 Teacher Conducts the Wedding Ceremony

It was a great joy to conduct the wedding ceremony for Kate, who I taught in Year 2, to Mark at Hillaries Yacht Club. It was a perfect day with the sun shining across the water and a light breeze in the air. Mark had not seen his bride since the previous day, nor his …read more

Simply Beautiful Drive Yourself Bridal Car

Recently I was on holiday on Italy, staying at a beautiful old castle out of Assisi, Castello de Petrata, where they conduct superb wedding receptions. The grounds were simply and elegantly prepared, the weather was fine; a beautiful spring day with blooms springing to life especially for the occasion and the couple and their guests …read more

Flashing Rainbows in Heavenly Sunlight

As a Civil Celebrant and friend, I had secretly hoped that one day I would conduct her marriage ceremony to her beloved soul mate. They had been together over nine years. Their commitment to each other was from the deepest recesses of their hearts. It was unquestionable. What a shock it was to be asked …read more

A testimonial from Jonathan and Marlo

Ten Reasons To Choose Jill Kennedy If you have decided to take the plunge and commit to that special someone, you will have many decisions ahead of you. Choosing the right celebrant for you is one of the most important. My husband Jonathan and I felt daunted by the search. How would we find someone …read more