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  This is easily the stupidest, sickest and most disgustingly tasteless song we have ever published on this blog. We offer no apology, of course – peeking at stuff through our fingers is what we sometimes do. However, we counsel you not to have anything to do with it but,
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Christopher with his trusty arranger   A quick update on the attempt by Christopher Harris to persuade Woodstock council to abandon its requirement that  ‘all interments [of ashes] … must be arranged by an approved professional firm’ We foregathered in the council chamber. Green baize-covered table, mace thereon, oil portraits
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  22 per cent of all health spending goes to people in their last year of life.  
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  Cat-loving cleric and huge character George Callender, one of the GFG’s favourite and most admired funeral celebrants/ministers, talks here on Channel 4’s 4thought about what happens to our pets when we die. Sorry, we can’t embed it. “I have officiated at many pet funerals over the years, and I believe that
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  What’s the business model? Find the website here.
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    Helpful sign outside an unnamed hospital mortuary door showing funeral directors on a pick-up trip the way back to their private ambulance. Hat tip to Nick Gandon.          
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See the Reading Scottish Pipe Band right at the end   Posted by Belinda Forbes, celebrant.   For some of the participants, when an event as life-changing as the Olympics finishes, it is like a bereavement. So it was appropriate that at the Closing Ceremony on Sunday evening Eric Idle performed Always