Charles Cowling
A roundup of the week’s news in tweets. The intractable problem of boomer ageing and death. The elephant in the room – http://bit.ly/hjrw7T   Indy FD hits out at Bretby crem sale to Co-op. Rum biz, these crem sales – http://bit.ly/fSdWGX   Have just spoken to FD vs sale of Bretby crem.
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Can Twitter handle theology? No problem. This discussion took place idly over three days. GoodFunerals Charles Cowling “Our minister said God needed another angel in heaven, so he took my husband. But I needed my husband too. ” http://bit.ly/ggWU9Z mylastsong My Last Song @goodfunerals Heaven must be overcrowded with angels.
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  Thanks to James Showers of the Family Tree Funeral Company.
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Blog follower Simon Irons, whose last comment on a post was very bracing, is keeping watch over the ASA site to see what happens in the case of Liverpool’s independent funeral directors vs the Fairways Partnership. I expect Fairways will get off — they employ very good lawyers. But win
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I’ve just stumbled on the best website in Britain and can’t believe it’s taken me til now. It is run by excellent people and is incredibly informative. It also tells it as it is. Where end of life issues are concerned there’s not nearly as much of this about as there
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I flew down the M5 last night to attend a glittering film premiere at Arnos Vale. That’s Arnos as in the Lancastrian ‘tha knows’, it doesn’t rhyme with thermos, I heard a bit of that from foreigners who’d come up from Bath. Sorry, no idea who Arno was. Correctly it
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Free Your Soul   Tending the Spirits   Yours Forever Last time I posted some of Janne’s light paintings of skeletons you didn’t seem to be frightfully impressed. Well, I think they’re wonderful, and it’s my blog and… You can find Janne’s Flickr page here.  
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Things are at last hotting up in Burton upon Trent, where the local council and the borough council, joint owners of nearby Bretby crematorium, are considering a sell-out to Midlands Co-op for around £8 million. Local undertakers are rubbing their hands with glee. The Co-op is the most gleeful, of
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A second world war memorial still standing amidst wreckage wrought by the Japan tsunami.
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  Wicker coffin from the Coffin Company Coffins have been coming up for sale on eBay from time to time for a few years, but not in a dependable flow. That may be about to change. Carl Marlow’s Coffin Company has a nice selection at keen prices and I guess he’s in