Charles Cowling
  The song which closed Robin Gibb’s funeral. The occasion was marked by the usual contemporary family politics. Robin’s wife, Dwina (in the words of the Daily Mail, “bisexual Dwina, 59”), let it be known that the presence of Robin’s housekeeper-lover, Claire Yang, with whom he had a ‘love child’,
Charles Cowling
If we’re going Latin…. Evelyn likes this.
Charles Cowling
    The argy-bargy at Haycombe crematorium, Bath, has raged over an important issue, namely, whether or not a building created and maintained by all taxpayers should, or should not, be faith-neutral.  The matter of the row was the cross etched into the window (above) which the council proposed to
Charles Cowling
    “For the moment, the jazz is playing; there is no melody, just notes, a myriad of tiny tremors. The notes know no rest, an inflexible order gives birth to them then destroys them, without ever leaving them the chance to recuperate and exist for themselves … I would
Charles Cowling
        Advertising Standards Authority Adjudication on Greenfield Creations Ltd   Greenfield Creations Ltd Chapel Road Ridgewell Essex CO9 4RU Date: 13 June 2012 Media: Internet (on own site) Sector: Business Number of complaints: 1 Complaint Ref: A12-191396 Background Summary of Council decision: Two issues were investigated of
Charles Cowling
Posted by our religious correspondent, Richard Rawlinson   I’ve just spent a bit of time searching youtube for fine funeral hymns. I’ve sampled classics from The King of Love My Shepherd Is to Guide Me O My Great Redeemer. Some renditions were plonkety plonk solos, some belted out by enthusiastic