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Fiona Brown Celebrant HMD Services for Naming, Weddings, Funerals



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Why are Funerals and Memorials so important to get right

Posted on September 24, 2022 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (900)

People are sometimes taken aback when I say I get a lot of satisfaction doing funerals and memorial services. I find working with loved ones, family members and friends to be a truly uplifting experience.

When we lose someone close to us, we are of course sad - to say the least, but we automatically start thinking of what they meant to us, how they made us feel, what they taught us - even by accident. This is what grieving is - remembering them and what their loss means.

The po...

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What's involved....really

Posted on November 14, 2019 at 7:25 PM Comments comments (12909)


Most people don't know where to start, especially if they've never even been to a wedding before.

When you're looking for a Celebrant that will suit you there are a few things to keep in mind.

***You have to have your Notice of Intended Marriage (NOIM) lodged with your Celebrant at least ONE FULL MONTH before your wedding date along with your identification documents**** Your Celebrant will give you a form or you can download one from the Govt website.

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How long will the wedding take?

Posted on December 4, 2016 at 11:40 PM Comments comments (12599)

Almost every bride and groom ask for a simple ceremony that is quick. The grooms especially want the quick part to be super quick. Yes, I performed these quick ceremonies and guests often remark, "oh wow, that was quick", and seem dissatisfied and disappointed.


Not many people like to be the centre of attention especially when expressing feelings. I understand that.


However this is a lifetime commitment that deserves to be given an appropriate ceremony. I...

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