How to handle rain on your wedding day

Ah, weather. The British are obsessed by it. And it can be a cruel mistress – no matter what time of year you get married, you could find yourself dodging showers (or downpours in our case!).

Given the 2018 we had weather-wise, and the summer-like October days that came after our wedding, we were incredibly unlucky to get heavy rain for most of the day and balmy 9 degree temperatures. But it wasn’t a disaster!

So, if you’re obsessively checking the weather forecast and it ain’t looking good, here’s my advice.

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The joy of returning: why travel isn’t all about the bucket list

Everything is a competitive sport these days, and travel is no different.

We’re all rushing to tick destinations off our bucket list and making travel goals like it’s going out of fashion.

But in all the excitement of going somewhere new, it’s easy to forget about going back.

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5 benefits of a restaurant wedding

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A restaurant probably isn’t the first thing which springs to mind when you think ‘wedding venue’.

Gorgeous stately homes, rustic barns or festival style marquees are probably the main options for couples looking for a place to host their day.

Although it might not be the most popular choice, a restaurant is a really easy option – especially if you’re after something understated.

We’re getting married at a registry office and then heading to a restaurant for our celebration. Here’s why…

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