Charles Cowling
  Posted by Richard Rawlinson     “I’ve been to funerals where I was pretty sure the majority were atheists and they listened to the vicar say the deceased had gone to a better place and everyone’s toes curled. We can’t prove it’s not so but the chances that it
Charles Cowling
  Hey now, little speedyhead, The read on the speedometer says You have to go to task in the city Where people drown and people serve Don’t be shy. Your just dessert Is only just light years to go Me, my thoughts are flower strewn Ocean storm, bayberry moon I
Charles Cowling
    “I chose the start of the overture from The Mikado as the music for my Dad’s funeral…..it was that, or his other favourite, Doris Day, but my Mum pointed out that everyone would think we were outing him, so G&S it was…”   Source        
Charles Cowling
Rum goings-on emerge from the online memorial website GoneTooSoon here (which we’ve never had a lot of time for at the GFG), where a variation of trolling seems to be going on. In an online discussion titled Victim of FAKE memorials 🙁  Vicki writes: I’m sorry, but recently, I have
Charles Cowling
  Transitus member Zambodhi Schlossmacher has written to tell us of this book, just out. Here’s the blurb: Bruno Bitterli-Furst was amazed when Elisabeth Kubler-Ross first contacted him from the spiritual world. Initially, he disbelieved her authenticity. However, over the course of communicating with her, it became unequivocally clear that
Charles Cowling
  From a story in the Times of India:  BHOPAL: Marriages are said to be arranged in heaven. But this one was solemnized inside a crematorium amid beating of drums, music and dance. Vinod tied the nuptial knot with Vinita, daughter of Amar Rai, on Saturday here at the Anand
Charles Cowling
  ‎”The priest presents for consideration a compound of inherited forms with the expectation (or, at times, even requirement) that one should interpret and experience them in a certain authorized way, whereas the artist first has an experience of his own, which he then seeks to interpret and communicate through
Charles Cowling
Have you recently lost a loved one? How was the funeral? Did it go well as could be expected or were there problems you felt you shouldn’t have had to deal with? I’m a journalist working for a small independent television production company. We are currently looking into funerals and
Charles Cowling
Posted by Vale “Fella said, ‘Your mother-in-law has just died. Do you want her embalmed, buried or cremated?’ He said: ‘Take no chances: give her the lot.'” It was the way he told them.
Charles Cowling
  Had Henry Scott Holland been born today and opted to be a rock star rather than a canon, he might have written this song rather than his well-known sermon.  My fellow blogger Vale customarily picks the best songs by far. I hope I have got close to him with