Your Digital Afterlife

Charles Cowling

I bought a copy of Your Digital Afterlife as soon as it came out, some weeks ago. Since then, it has been sitting on the bookshelf reproachful and unread — the next worst thing to a stack of ironing. I’ve just made a start. It’s blinking BRILLIANT.

It’s an important area this. Where we once possessed only physical things we now possess a great many digital assets which, when we die, will become inaccessible unless we make arrangements to pass them on.

I’ll write more about this excellent book next week. Until then, savour this fantastic website, I wish I’d been able to recommend it when I met a just-bereaved widow whose husband’s computer carried all his financial records. It was password protected, as, of course, were all his accounts. I dread to think how much she was unable to lay claim to. The good people at could have unlocked it all for her.

Find the Your Digital Afterlife website here.

Find here.




Leave a Reply

4 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
2 Comment authors
Your Digital Afterlife (Book Review) - Funeral Consumers AlliancecharlesThe Funeral LadyNews & Observer, WUNC, IEEE Spectrum and others | Your Digital Afterlife Recent comment authors

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

newest oldest most voted

[…] Read the full article and see video (2 min 28 sec) at The Good Funeral Guide […]

The Funeral Lady
The Funeral Lady

Morning Charles, just ordered The Digital Afterlife from well known online bookseller. Eagerly awaiting its arrival.

Do you know of any UK companies/individuals offering this sort of service?



[…] The Good Funeral Guide […]