Charles Cowling
I was at Bristol Temple Meads and a five-hour train journey lay ahead. A party of young people boarded and a girl headed straight for my dog collar. “Can I talk to you, Reverend?” It had all the hallmarks of a “chat up the vicar” joke and I was tired.
Charles Cowling
‘Untimely’ Death Death knocked on my door – it was a policeman come looking for the home of a child found unharmed amid the wreckage of a highway crash. I heard him say ‘grandparents’ and my mind saw Grandma long since ready for her death and Granddad who would never
Charles Cowling
If you’re feeling a bit glum today, or even if you aren’t, have a look at this new blog.
Charles Cowling
Three items of interest today. First, if you have followed the life and times of Jack Kevorkian, aka Dr Death, and the effect he has had on the assisted suicide debate, you will be interested to read the latest post on the Death With Digity blog, which concludes:  Firebrand, hero,
Charles Cowling
I wonder what you will think of this new coffin from Denmark. It is pressed from recycled paper pulp. Here are the key features, helpfully translated by Mr Google. 1. The coffin is made of molded pulp 2. The coffin weight is approx. 6kg against wooden coffins from approx. 20kg
Charles Cowling
You may have missed the comment below by Cynthia Beal on Bill Jordan’s piece about how he wants to be buried on the surface (when he dies) where he can be of most use. Read it here. Cynthia is formidably bright and enterprising, not to mention generous and kind. She