Blog posts in the 'Death' category

A Good Funeral March 31, 2014

Filed under: Celebrant, Death, Eulogy, Funerals, Thanks and Testimonials, Tradition

What exactly is a ‘good’ funeral? Is it one that upholds tradition; is very sombre; family and friends in deep mourning. Perhaps a horse-drawn hearse, an oak coffin and hymns such as The Old Rugged Cross and Guide me O though Great Jehovah’..?    Lots of floral tributes, and a wake afterwards at the family home? Or […]

Mothering Sunday – but not for some March 10, 2014

Filed under: Death, Funerals, General, Readings, Thanks and Testimonials

  Mothering Sunday is fast approaching – and this is a particularly difficult time for those who have lost their mother – no matter how old we are, nor how long ago the loss.    If you are a supplier, please be sensitive, especially in your marketing, and especially around this time.   A friend today received an email […]

Let’s talk about death in the Street… January 20, 2014

Filed under: Celebrant, Death, Funerals

Every now and again, a soap opera will come up with a storyline that takes your breath away.  Like millions of people, the Coronation Street Roy and Hayley story has been gripping as Hayley ( a transgender male to female character) faces her end of life diagnosis with pancreatic cancer, and argues with her husband Roy […]

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