Charles Cowling
The Co-operative Funeralcare’s trading profit last year (2010) was £46,000,000, achieved from 100,333 funerals. They performed 4000 more funerals than in 2009, and profits are up £7.7 million. £9.5m was invested in vehicles and £11.1m in funeral homes. Bond sales were up 29 per cent on 2009. Funeral Excellence Scores,
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James Showers, sole proprietor of the Family Tree Funeral Company, undertaker to the discerning decendents of Gloucestershire, has been badgering me to rediscover something he lost on his computer. He thought it might be on mine, since I once sent it to him. It’s not. But by dint of indefatigable
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You may have seen the story in the papers. Briefly, a Salisbury undertaker (1 hearse, 1 other vehicle, a Rover estate) arrives at his funeral venue in Tamworth, 150 miles away, and looks about for somewhere for his staff and himself to take a break. He tries the church. Locked.
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Movie synopsis: The Funeral Director (2009) So far as I can find out, it never got distributed. “A broken-hearted man, Kevin, finds company in a pet cricket. After ditching a lucrative advertising job, he signs on as an apprentice in a funeral home and finds himself not only working for
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I recently had a row with Eulogy magazine. They were slow to pay me for an article I wrote for them. It’s never a good idea to smash up a contact. I had no beef with the editor, Alfred Tong, who seemed nice, bright and funny. It was the accounts dept where
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Saturday Night Special Friday Night at the Hospital Going Nowhere Janne Parviainen’s website here.
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In Loving Memory from Barry Dignam on Vimeo.   A great little film, this. Just 10 mins long. It’s all about the bonds of love. Don’t pass it up.
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If you like waking up to war, famine, pestilence and people shouting at each other you like Radio 4. Oddly, I do. This morning I emerged from a day-denying doze to hear medical people warning of the cancerous perils of alcohol, even small amounts of it. You too perhaps. Chilling