Charles Cowling
Image: http://natural-burial.typepad.com/coffins_and_urns/2009/11/arka-ecopod-recycled-paper-coffin.html   Everything you ever wanted to know about natural burial but forgot to ask: A natural burial involves the preparation of a human body for embalming. It uses disinfectants but it avoids chemical preservatives. These preservatives or fluids might destroy the natural decomposition, composed of microbes. These living things are used
Charles Cowling
From This Is Bristol: I WANT to share a distressing experience with your readers. Last Monday(12th) was my Mum’s funeral it was at 12.30 at Canford Crematorium. We were waiting for the hearse to come to our house and at about 12.10 it had still not arrived I rang the
Charles Cowling
Frazer Consultants a personalization, technology, and consulting company for the death care profession announced the launch of their new, patent pending funeral product, the Life Journey temporary grave marker. This new, revolutionary invention is not only a temporary grave marker, but also a unique keepsake. After the permanent grave marker
Charles Cowling
  Grandma’s hands Clapped in church on Sunday morning Grandma’s hands Played a tambourine so well Grandma’s hands Used to issue out a warning She’d say, “Billy don’t you run so fast Might fall on a piece of glass “Might be snakes there in that grass” Grandma’s hands Grandma’s hands
Charles Cowling
  A woman shows her tattoo of La Santa Muerte (The Saint of Death), a cult figure often depicted as a skeletal grim reaper, near her altar in Tepito in Mexico City. Source
Charles Cowling
  By Richard Rawlinson   ‘Whether they were lapsed Christians or non-believers such as me, what struck us all was that this ceremony met a deep need to have our emotions evoked and expressed. Believing in God was not the point. We just wanted the response to our own lives