Charles Cowling
       
Charles Cowling
  Chosen by celebrant Sue Hopper, and played at a funeral recently. Thank you again, Sue!   Come by the hills to the land Where fancy is free And stand where the peaks meet the sky And the rocks reach the sea Where the rivers run clear and the bracken
Charles Cowling
  “In loving memory of my grandmother. This is at my grandma’s funeral. She lived for over 90 years and was a fierce woman. She was a trooper and lost her husband after she had her 8th child, my dad (at age 17). This loss was extremely difficult for my
Charles Cowling
  From the web page of J & D’s Foods:  Is there a better way to show your love of bacon forever than to be buried wrapped in it? We don’t think so.   This genuine bacon casket is made of 18 Gauge Gasketed Steel with Premium Bacon Exterior/Interior, and
Charles Cowling
  From an article in the Guardian:  Perhaps the most egregious use of diplomatic immunity goes to the former Burmese ambassador to Sri Lanka who reportedly murdered his wife before burning her body in his backyard – in full view of spectators and police. The 1979 incident is recalled by
Charles Cowling
  Were Ms Mollington to favour something more minimal, this crematorium in Lithuania, the country’s first, we understand, and which was built in the teeth of religious opposition, may arrest her attention.  9864
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Thai royal funeral chariot   To all of us at the GFG-Batesville Tower, Lyra Mollington is an elusive and mysterious figure. This is reinforced by her custom of delivering her weekly blog post by means of what she calls ‘drops’, a practice derived, we believe, from espionage. 9857
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    In tribute to Lyra Mollington’s plucky tour behind the scenes of her local crematorium, the team here at the GFG-Batesville Tower offer her this commemorative ballad, Crematorium, by the Receptor ensemble. 
Charles Cowling
  Posted by Lyra Mollington I arrived at my local crematorium armed with an airtight box and lots of questions. The box was full of cupcakes and the questions were from family and friends – the random assortment one might expect from people who don’t usually think about death or
Charles Cowling
    Chosen by Sue Hopper, a celebrant in Devon, and played at a funeral recently.  Thank you, Sue!   How can a raindrop still an angry sea How can a harsh word heal a child How can your silence Fill this ancient need in me How can I read