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    From the Waikato Times, New Zealand: A Hamilton high school night class offering people the chance to build their own coffin has been inundated with budding box builders looking to cut funeral costs. Clyde Sutton, a Fraser High School relief teacher, said a surprising amount of community interest
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  This week’s top funeral track from celebrant Georgina Pugh. Thank you, Georgina!
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    From today’s Daily Telegraph: Dedicated Winston Howes, 70, spent a week planting each oak sapling after his wife of 33 years Janet died suddenly 17 years ago. He laid out the fledgling trees in a six-acre field but left a perfect heart shape in the middle – with
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  Find Greenfield’s coffin of the week here. Click the coffin at the bottom right.      
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A response to this post which wondered whether Reaper G is male or female.
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    “This was the last of the fast Oval pitches. If Malcolm hadn’t taken nine for 57, there might have been a case for making Harry Brind the man of the match. Brind, in his last season as head groundsman at Surrey, produced a glorious wicket: hard, fast and
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  We had an enquiry the other day about simple funerals. Our enquirer had visited the website of a funeral director, surveyed the components of their simple funeral (as prescribed by the NAFD at 11.4), and reckoned it would do nicely. The cost was £1640. All our enquirer wanted on top
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      Posted on behalf of Mrs Mollington by Barry   I have not been well lately so Barry, Daisy’s lovely friend, is kindly typing this as I dictate my latest ‘Thoughts’.  He is an excellent touch-typist despite having builder’s hands. He’s smiling –  he’s a retired English teacher.  But