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Well, it’s been a quiet week…

Monday, 28 March 2011

It really has been a very quiet week in Funeralworld. Here are the choice cuts.


Peter the Wild Boy, never tamed, buried at Northchurch, Herts –


Green Burial Council code of standards. This is brand new, yes?


That eminently postponable problem: what to do with the ashes? Lovely piece here –


Funerals for missing tsunami victims may ‘use another family’s bone chips or ashes as a stand-in.’ Fascinating –


Is a small religious minority trying to dictate everyone’s end of life options? #DeathwithDignity #VTleg #VTgov #VT


‘Since a Catholic funeral is an act of worship, it goes without saying that it is not a form of entertainment.’ –


RT @GrievingDads: “The Mourner’s Bill of Rights”


No service by request. In lieu of flowers, take some time to walk in the sunshine and stop to smell the roses –


beachwordsmith Brian Jenner RT by GoodFunerals

Some things may never happen, this one will


The Leaden Echo and the Golden Echo – Richard Burton’s favourite poem, read at Liz Taylor’s funeral. Text:


‘The passing years are taking a toll. Black streaks of mold creep up the satin sheet.’ Marcos still unburied.


Women’s ‘superiority in the empathy department ‘ makes them better undertakers. Yes?


The part marijuana can play in palliative care –


The difference between nursing home and prison is that you have marginally less chance of being sexually violated.


matthiasrascher Matthias Rascher RT by GoodFunerals

Weird photos of James Dean posing in a coffin. #weird


Funeral food OK so long as the corpse can’t see it –


One comment on “Well, it’s been a quiet week…

  1. Wednesday 30th March 2011 at 8:15 am

    It can’t still be a quiet week Charles, it’s Wednesday!

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