Where to go for the BEST wedding planning advice (SPOILER: It’s not me)

It’s all well and good listening to advice from handsome wedding suppliers such as me, or reading blogs about how other, probably non-handsome, wedding professionals think you should deal with all the stresses and hassles that come with planning your special day, but… …it’s another thing to listen to what other brides think. Sometimes it …

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Wedding Q&A – How to get your guests to write in your guest book

Here’s a common question I see in a lot of the Facebook wedding groups: Are you having/had a wedding guest book? Do guests actually fill them in? Most brides like the idea of having a wedding guest book but, at the same time, worry that their guests won’t fill it in. Let’s face it, when …

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Wedding Q&A – “Do I need a wedding videographer?”

“We’re thinking of having a videographer for our wedding, but can’t decide if it’s worth the extra money. Does anyone know whether we should have a wedding videographer or not?” If you spend ten minutes in a Facebook wedding group, you’ll see a question like this approximately 3,264 times, so if you’re wondering the same …

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Chester Magician performing for a corporate Christmas party

Chester Magician performing for a corporate Christmas party Home town gig tonight for me. I’m in Chester, where I’m booked to perform magic at Chester Racecourse for a large corporate party. I’ve written many times on this blog that corporate events are all different, so let me tell you about this one. Tonight’s corporate event …

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Do this one thing to avoid a nasty surprise ruining your wedding day

One of your bridesmaids arrives late… The florist brought tulips instead of lilies… Your partner’s ex is here…and she’s wearing WHITE! Nasty surprises can ruin your wedding day but… they’re surprises. It’s not as if you can do anything to prepare for them, right? WRONG! OK, so maybe I can’t protect you from EVERY possible …

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The secret to reducing wedding planning stress

Planning your wedding is stressful, there’s no getting around that. You’re going to spend years planning every detail of the happiest day of your life. It’s OK to feel a little stressy at times. So, if you’re presently on your 73rd stress ball and buying not-exactly-over-the-counter medication from Croz, an entrepreneurial 15-year-old chap who hangs …

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Treat it like your day job

The hardest thing about planning a corporate event isn’t the endless to-do list, the suppliers who don’t call you back or having to put Colin from sales into a chokehold because he can’t decide between chicken and beef for his mains on the menu choice. (You’re not really selling me on this whole event planning …

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