Charles Cowling
  Here’s a good funeral song… except for the line ‘I want to feel your fire burning’, perhaps.  More on Katie Herzig here.   I, I want to wish you well I didn’t watch you go Cause I suppose I don’t know how I, I will remember you Not the
Charles Cowling
Sacha Baron Cohen at the Oscars, where he scattered the ashes of Kim Jong Il on the red carpet   Don’t pay any attention to the photo above. If you missed Feed Me To The Wind, a very good programme about ashes on R4 this morning, don’t despair; you can
Charles Cowling
Charles Cowling
  A thought for the day from Richard Rawlinson   The trend for funerals conducted as celebrations of life must surely stem from society’s weakened belief in life after death. Even Christians now opt for the panegyric of the dead through tributes to the deceased instead of a ceremony combining
Charles Cowling
  Life In The Mortuary is on BBC1 Scotland at 10.35pm tonight.
Charles Cowling
  The weekend yielded three newspaper articles about funerals. The Indy’s is a way-to-go survey. It begins by reflecting the current morbid fascination with the demise of enormous people and the consequent indignities of going out big, making play of wardrobe-size coffins and cranes used to lower them. Health is
Charles Cowling
  Happy Monday, everyone.  If you come to this blog wondering what’s kicking off, chances are you’ve got something to say yourself.  If so, we’d like you to. The GFG’s a talking shop. We don’t have an editorial line, we don’t have a manifesto. Come one, come all; we’re Funeralworld’s