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Penny Rhodes of A Natural Undertaking, “a collaborative partnership that teaches families how to be in attendance at the passing of a loved one, and the time afterwards, in the setting of one’s own home,” has just posted this slideshow account of her father’s home funeral. Penny says of her
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Photo courtesy of A Journey Round My Skull
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From the excellent PostSecret
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The entire team at the Good Funeral Guide thanks you, at this year’s end, for reading and responding — whether in exhilaration or exasperation — for your support, tip-offs, advice and good counsel. Together we form, I hope, a loose-limbed alliance of more or less fellow spirits with the shared
Charles Cowling
As the old year subsides into a snowdrift, readers will have observed that this blog has been doing the same. There’s not much going on. Forgive me, then, for getting out my baseball bat and once more shattering the kneecaps of the Co-op. Yes, it’s boring. But Ebenezer Google and
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Here’s an extract from the blog of a religious minister (clerk in holy orders, he terms himself). I like his rigour. Very bracing. You wouldn’t expect me to enjoy humanist funeral services very much. Perhaps ‘enjoyment’ isn’t the right word for funerals anyway, but you know what I mean. I’ve
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A funeral director at an urban location in the west country is looking for a buyer. This would be an ideal opportunity for someone wanting to start up on their own — not too expensive and advantageously situated. If you’re interested, send me an email and I can tell you
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The NHS has just published this booklet: End of life care – achieving quality in hostels and for homeless people. It is “designed to provide a practical guide to support hostel staff in ensuring that people nearing the end of their life receive high quality end of life care.” The
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If you live in London you may be interested in this job. If you don’t, you’ll still be interested in what Quaker Social Action is doing. In its own words: Quaker Social Action exists to resource, enable and equip people living on a low income in east London. We work to