Charles Cowling
  “But our machines have now been running 70 or 80 years, and we must expect that, worn as they are, here a pivot, there a wheel, now a pinion, next a spring, will be giving way; and however we may tinker them up for a while, all will at
Charles Cowling
Charles Cowling
Charles Cowling
  Here’s an interesting photo from yesterday’s The Hindu of P.K. Vineetha arriving for her funeral. She seems to have been brought in an ambulance and to be contained in the sort of cooling cabinet popular in India (isn’t that a jumble of electrical wire at the head end?) Vineetha was given
Charles Cowling
    Anyone who knows the funeral industry knows that large swathes of it regard evolution with fear and loathing. Last week’s blog about funeral directors who post their prices on their website will have affected a good many of their fellows with F & L. It is beneath the
Charles Cowling
    Regular blog reader Melissa Stewart has been getting into the spirit of Christmas by burning incense made by the Cistercian monks of Prinknash Abbey in Gloucestershire. “I like the waft when I’m singing carols,” she says. She writes to suggest that incense would work well for some funerals.