Charles Cowling
  Celebrant Clare Freeland here wants this played at hers.  She also wants this:    
Charles Cowling
  It’s interesting to see how Resomation is taking off in the US — green cremation, they call it. Great name. In addition to the eco credentials and the energy efficiency of these Resomators, we wonder how just how attractive to US undertakers, sorry, funeral directors, is the lovely whiteness
Charles Cowling
  There’s a very charming and touching account here of what would conventionally be reckoned the very alternative funeral of Thomas Hine, pictured above. His beautiful Leafshroud, below, was made by Yuli Somme here.      
Charles Cowling
  Posted by Richard Rawlinson   I’m posed with a dilemma here, a choice between topicality or taste. Oh, publish and be damned. Forgive the timing in this, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee year, to raise the subject of Her Majesty’s official undertakers, Leverton & Sons, a 200-year-old family firm of
Charles Cowling
    Goldfish Swirl We loved our fat Fred and sweet Dinah, Who came to us from the goose fair. As John threw his balls in a fish bowl, …Then chose his first prize with great care. The fish sloshed and dangled in plastic, In little hands grubby and warm.