Charles Cowling
When Eulogy magazine came out in June there was excitement and chatter and speculation. Would it catch on? How long would it last? The lowest estimate I was aware of was a curmudgeonly six issues, volunteered by a funeral director in the west country. In the event, it seems to
Charles Cowling
Jonathan Taylor, the mercurial genius who from time to time gilds this dull little blog with his inspired intelligence, glorious whimsy and beauty of spirit, once observed that the time between death and the funeral gives people the time to get the heads around the difference between ‘you and it’
Charles Cowling
There’s a good, long piece in the Huffington Post by Lloyd I Sederer, a doctor, describing his mother’s decline and death. He describes a problem which is going to become more and more common. Longevity is not all it’s cracked up to be. If we are lucky enough live into
Charles Cowling
I always enjoy my weekly perusal of my favourite obits page in the Victoria Times Colonist, BC, Canada because (as you may know) I wonder if it describes a trend in the end-of-life event business which will cross the Atlantic. There are also some finely wrought word portraits of those