Charles Cowling
To see the coffin, click here, then click on the coffin bottom right.
Charles Cowling
  Malcolm Poppy had this at his — and he arrived in one of Paul Sinclair’s motorcycle hearses. Story here.
Charles Cowling
      By Richard Rawlinson   In medieval times, the word ‘undertaker’ was used vaguely for anyone undertaking a task, whether house building or funeral work. It doesn’t derive from taking the deceased six feet under but, by the 17th century, the term ‘funeral undertaker’ was being abbreviated to ‘undertaker’
Charles Cowling
The Times of Swaziland is in a lather about deceaseds, feckless young men and undertakers. Terrific stuff, this. They could care less how they lead their sorry lives.  All they want is to get a great send-off when they ultimately kick the proverbial bucket. It’s so discouraging. Funeral undertakers are having
Charles Cowling
  I’m back. From the brink of death. And Lyme Regis. It sounds dramatic but I really did think I was a goner. And Charles tells me that so too did many readers of this blog. He had several emails asking him not to kill me off. I’d like to