Charles Cowling
  The team at the GFG-Batesville Tower has decamped to the seaside, where it is presently sitting on a deckchair in a vest, eating whelks and supping strong lager, and keeping a fatherly eye on the pallid little interns as they hoot and caper in the surf. We are very
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Lockwood woman’s colourful funeral request – including a jester to walk in front of hearse     Funeral director Debbie Ingham dressed as a jester at the funeral of Margaret Harper IT WAS a fitting end to a colourful life. Lockwood grandmother Margaret Harper had only one dying wish –
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Posted by Vale I like the one where the helicopter drops on top of you. The Carmina Burana is inspired too.
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  Click this link, then click the coffin bottom right.
Charles Cowling
Charles Cowling
    Maman died today. Or yesterday maybe, I don’t know. I got a telegram from the home: ‘Mother deceased. Funeral tomorrow. Faithfully yours.’ That doesn’t mean anything. Maybe it was yesterday.   Albert Camus, The Outsider   Hat tip Richard Rawlinson
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A Little Hope & Love Goes A Long Way from Meet David Lyon on Vimeo.
Charles Cowling
Charles Cowling
  DEAD GOOD GUIDES Autumn School 22-25 October in Frome Gilly Adams & Sue Gill The intensive 4 day course will examine the Hows and Whys of ceremony and celebration in a practical and experiential way. We will investigate how both positive and negative life events can be distilled into
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  Posted by Richard Rawlinson   Since the Dispatches exposé, we’re all sounding like Jessica Mitford, the ‘red sheep’ of an aristocratic British clan who naively embraced wretched communism while settling in comfortably capitalist California, and wrote The American Way of Death (1963), which accuses the US funeral trade of exploiting