I am not against weddings. I had one of my own. We’re still married after nearly 29 years. I have officiated at weddings. I can tell stories about them, positive and negative.

That said, here are a couple of things I’ve recently read about weddings.

A Catholic priest reflects.

And did you hear there’s a royal wedding tomorrow? Wanna know what goes into it, and who gets invited, and who sits where? Media briefing. The Official Programme. Music (personally, I can’t think of any occasion, wedding or otherwise, when it would be appropriate to sing Blake’s “Jerusalem“–I like the tune by Parry, but the lyrics are poppycock).