Charles Cowling
  “The only time I have turned any request for a song down was the occasion I was asked to take a funeral for an elderly gentleman and they want to play “Relax” as he was brought in. I reckon I am about as liberal they come on some issues
Charles Cowling
The new Bond film features a military repatriation Wootton Bassett-style. Seems there’s been a boob. According to the Telegraph: Roger Smith, a funeral director brought in to take part in the scenes, tells Mandrake that he was shocked by the film makers’ ignorance. “The annoying thing was that the directors
Charles Cowling
         A 90 year-old woman, told she was dying:   “How could this happen to me? Just bad luck I guess.”   Quoted here.             
Charles Cowling
  We’ve extracted this from a Q and A with mortician Caitin Doughty in the Los Angeles Times. Some brilliantly expressed insights here, we’re sure you’ll agree.    Do people see death differently in other parts of the world? How — and how does that change the way they respond
Charles Cowling
Fran and her Mum on her 70th   Fran Hall, a funeral industry practitioner of many years’ standing, much admired by the GFG, now works as a consultant. She is also the newly-appointed Chair of the Natural Death Centre. For years Fran successfully managed to balance detatchment and empathy in her professional life,