Charles Cowling
    Chosen by Sue Hopper, a celebrant in Devon, and played at a funeral recently.  Thank you, Sue!   How can a raindrop still an angry sea How can a harsh word heal a child How can your silence Fill this ancient need in me How can I read
Charles Cowling
Charles Cowling
  Photograph by Lori Waselchuk, taken at the Louisiana State Penitentiary. More here.    Virginia L Seno of the Esse Institute here proposes three ways of addressing a person who is dying. Here they are in stark outline:    Ask the question,“What is most important to you right now?” Do what
Charles Cowling
I’ve been waiting for some good photos of the funeral of the King of Tonga to turn up. Most have been indifferent — and then I stumbled on the good old Daily Mail.  Here is the royal coffin borne aloft by no fewer than 150 pallbearers. 9803
Charles Cowling
 Press release issued this morning by Promessa UK and reproduced here word for word.   Regrettably Promessa UK has decided for several reasons to sever all ties with Promessa Organic AB (Sweden).  Promessa UK is not comfortable with the lack of progress in the development of Promession technology by Promessa
Charles Cowling
  There’s a good TED talk here by Peter Saul.  Dr. Peter Saul is a Senior Intensive Care specialist in the adult and paediatric ICU at John Hunter Hospital, and Director of Intensive Care at Newcastle Private Hospital in Australia.  After spending time as the Head of Discipline for Medical