Hello all,I have been asked to give my mother away at her second wedding, as her father passed away many years ago (before i was born). I am assuming i will have to give a speech at the reception as…Continue
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"You don't need to assume, and you don't need to ask strangers these questions. Whoever's in charge of organizing the wedding (your mom, your future step-father, a professional planner) can give you instructions. Just ask. These…"
Hello all,I have been asked to give my mother away at her second wedding, as her father passed away many years ago (before i was born). I am assuming i will have to give a speech at the reception as an equivalent to the father of the bride speech and have been struggling with deciding what type of speech it should be and what to say. Should the speech be long with anecdotes, jokes and tear-jerking moments or more just a short few words thanking guests for attending etc.? Also, are there any…See More
I'm looking at a bio-feedback device called "Muse". It links up with a smartphone app and measures your brain signals to give you immediate feedback while meditating. Brett had some good things to say about a similar device in this article. I'm hesitating to buy this because it costs a total of $439 AUD with…See More
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"A tyranny of the majority actually is better than a tyranny of the minority. No tyranny at all would be preferable ... but, with a tyranny of the majority, at least most people are on board. With a tyranny of the minority, most people…"