Charles Cowling

The last ten days or so in tweets. I only tweet good stuff, remember — all the best death stories from around the world. These are all worth checking out.


DIY suicide causes horrible death, claims EXIT. Time to legalise? http://bit.ly/ffDoI1

 

Online site in memo of Stephen Ross – http://bit.ly/hxUArO Contains this irresistible invite: Click here to contact Steven Ross.

 

“Maybe my ride’s over. It’s surreal, but it’s nothing to be sad about. Be happy.” Brave woman dying – http://bit.ly/hmArkI

 

Nice funeral for a nice guy – http://bit.ly/hO1zzJ My top funeral band? Gotta be Green Street – http://youtu.be/Z7J5Q5PZS8o

 

Funeral of a friend – of an Anglican priest. I do like this man –http://bit.ly/h8zY0c

 

Obituarist reviews death play – “It’s not a happy show, but it’s fun.” Interesting thoughts here – http://nyti.ms/dEsqcx

 

Dead Swede does a runner – http://bit.ly/ialeGV

 

Japan cemetery loyalty card + tomb of the year award to spur competitive mourning – http://tinyurl.com/48ps5we

 

Green funerals in the US going the way of the quick buck — as in the UK, sadly – http://bit.ly/hBV9LL

 

“We said we’d give it six months and it lasted 40 years.” Husband’s funeral tribute. Lovely one, this – http://bit.ly/fwABwj

 

Elvis Presley dies of pneumonia in Yorkshire care home –http://bit.ly/eYD008

 

Interesting article from The Guardian on death and the scenery of lifehttp://gu.com/p/2nhc3/tw

 

Transhumanists seek immortality through bio-engineering. Fools or realists? http://bit.ly/WsBUY

 

Mummified Ming woman discovered in China. Very good pics –http://bit.ly/eUBQAL

 

Man kills himself for love at girlfriend’s grave – http://bit.ly/fMLu4F

 

Shallow grave cake here: http://bit.ly/i7nJAm

 

Just bought my ticket to this natural burial event at Arnos Vale. Anyone else going? http://bit.ly/hiDvOP

 

Prisoner on death row wants to donate his organs –http://nyti.ms/f4vx2O

 

‘Ain’t no grave can hold my body down’ – Johnny Cash. Just discovered it – http://youtu.be/m3MkUMzBAUg

 

A difficult but in the end beautiful funeral in a nursing home –http://bit.ly/esz8yy

 

“With a flood tide on a new moon, March 4th, 2011, John pulled up anchor to set sail for new horizons”

 

“I haven’t heard anyone say ‘I’m sorry we had a home funeral'” –http://youtu.be/ccN5pKaJa3U

 

Man wins permission to be buried with his dogs. Heartwarming –http://bit.ly/fCbkDt

 

Dignity plc, gluttonous undertaker, banks £39.8 million profit. Lucky shareholders; unlucky consumers – http://bit.ly/eKo3zV

 

Magazine calls on readership to write their own obit and get it in “in good time” You’ll love this! – http://bbc.in/htAi3M

 

“It felt as if the house had been cleaned out after the funeral, as though the place had been burgled.” Great story – http://bit.ly/ejx66K

 

The Southern (US) way of death. delightful. http://bit.ly/geR55w

 

 

 

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