Charles Cowling
Charles Cowling
  Circa 1997. Neither of them became undertakers.   Posted by Kitty Perry   When I was a child in the 60s, not a lot happened on 31st October. Casting my mind back and thinking really hard, the only thing I can remember doing is bobbing for apples. Which I
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  Love and Loss: Poetry at funerals and in bereavement Sunday 2nd Nov, 8pm North London Tavern, Kilburn High Road Tickets £8 through kilburnliteraryfestival.co.uk and on the door  Bereavement can lead people to seek solace in poetry for the first time, or indeed, to express themselves by writing their own
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    Guest post by Wendy Coulton Lynda Bellingham’s refreshing openness and honesty about living and dying with cancer has touched many lives but the enduring legacy will be if people take responsibility for their end of life matters. There have been calls for the Oxo advert to be broadcast this
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    Who is Richard Sage? Find out here. 
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  Guest post by James Hardcastle You cannot be both and nor should you have to be. Communities look to you, as a trusted funeral director, to be supporting them in their time of need whilst planning the unique good-bye for their loved one and not fretting about another problem with
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  Funeral in Gloucestershire Oct 2014 – Photo Noel Baker, hearse Volkswagen Funerals, undertaker Fred Stevens   When Lawrence Llewelyn Bowen was at large on tv’s Changing Rooms, it was not unusual for people to weep when they saw what he’d done to their living room and, through their tears,
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    Guest post by Quokkagirl When I was no’but a girl, I used to like Friday evenings…..because the man from the Pru used to call. I say the Pru but it could have been any insurance company. I don’t recall the specifics, but it was an insurance man. This
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Widow’s Villanelle by Paul Wooldridge   Beneath the darkened upper floors you smile and wave, left on your own, with stillness waiting through each door.   Redundant now, your faithful chores, that once supported fragile bone beneath the darkened upper floors.   That one is left is nature’s flaw. The tiring
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  Guest post by Mark Sharron For the second part of this guest post series on SEO for Funeral Directors I’m going to talk about Google Adwords. Adwords is a Google’s Pay Per Click (PPC) advertising system. Adwords went live in early 2000 and has helped tens of thousands of