I have always found the marriage thing fascinating.
Though I've never managed it myself, I have been best man five times. This has brought me up close to the deep-seated neuroses surrounding the happy day.
What should the happy couple wear? What color should the flowers be? Should there be a vegetarian option? And, of course, most vital, who should be invited?
I had always imagined that those not invited would accept the slight with good grace or permanent spite.
I had also imagined that those who didn't quite make the cut would at least be offered a … Read more