Charles Cowling
  Cancer has taken Christopher Hitchens’ voice. Read his beautifully written essay about it here.
Charles Cowling
The toiling wretches at GFG Central were arrested in their labours the other day by the discovery of a doppelganger in New Zealand — Good Funeral Guide NZ. They uttered a heartwarming if parched cheer as the overseers, puzzled by the commotion, moved in with their whips. GFG NZ is
Charles Cowling
  Played at the funeral last week of Captain Lisa Jade Head, bomb disposal officer blown up in Afghanistan. Don’t walk away from me no… Don’t walk away from me Don’t you dare walk away from me I have nothing, nothing, nothing If I don’t have you
Charles Cowling
When the media reports events around death and funerals it customarily seeks to jerk tears or generate fury with stories fuelled by ignorance. Research is boring and in any case truth is far too dull. Take this piece here from WalesOnline. It begins HUNDREDS of people are being laid to