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  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
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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
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  There’s a funeral procession on the highway, Traffic screeches to a halt. There’s people searching for a better way, To live their lives. Johnny lived a good life, you’ll hear them say As tears of sadness soak the ground. The reaper crept in, took his breath away, In the
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Very much going viral at the moment is the last post of pioneer blogger, musician and technical writer Derek K Miller’s. He died aof cancer last Tuesday. Here’s a snatch: Here it is. I’m dead, and this is my last post to my blog. In advance, I asked that once
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First Kiss Blue Monday Tribal Dance
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  Spooky stuff here. And in case you catch yourself wondering, no, it is not a spoof, it is deadly serious. Hat tip to Shirley Tatum over at The Modern Mourner for this.
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The Dismal Conference season gets under way on Saturday week with Death Day at the University of Winchester — fifty quid incl lunch. If you’re interested, the web link is here. And this is the programme: 08.45-09.30 Registration (with refreshments) 09.30-09.45 Opening Welcome 09.45-10.45 Keynote 1 Morris (ICCM) 10.45-11.15 Morning
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