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  Heard on R2 while driving, dedicated by a listener to her dead husband. Interesting, isn’t it, how often people choose parting songs for funerals?
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  The GFG Awards will be the first-ever industry awards ceremony. We have received 149 nominations for 14 categories, so it’s a very strong field. More details any time soon. First, though, our thanks to Steve Ancrum and the brilliant team at Sunset Coffins, who are donating funeral Oscars, like
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      To see Jacky’s coffin, click here.
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  Funeral Advisor is a project of the Natural Death Centre, created by Jon Underwood of Death Café fame. The aim is beautifully simple: to offer to the bereaved the opportunity to review their funeral director in the same way that travellers can review their hotel at TripAdvisor. Check it out
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  In the summer edition of the Oldie magazine (strapline: ‘Everybody buys it eventually’), Mavis Nicholson discusses the case for the ‘right to die’. She says: I had a conversation with an even more elderly chap than me, a GP all his working life, who was in very bad shape.
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    Posted by Lyra Mollington   When my first grandchild was born, I decided I would like to be called Grandma.  Fortunately the other grandmother decided she would prefer to be called Nanna.  A few years later, I overheard my grandchildren Sebastian and Chloe talking about their ‘other grandmother’ and
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    From: Beverley Webb Sent: 15 August 2012 23:03 To: Weymouth Abbotsbury Rd (TCF) Subject: Gloria Roper Importance: High Dear Ms Allen We are writing to request you send us a copy of the estimate of costs of our late mother’s funeral and copies of the agreement we signed in your office in Weymouth
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  From the Guardian, 1 July 2011: For three soothing weeks in autumn, the endless roaring traffic on London’s Euston Road, one of the most choked and grime-polluted in the capital, will have competition: the sound of waves breaking and pebbles crunching, relayed live from Chesil beach in Dorset and wrapped
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The Green Burial of Steve Sall from Manuel Valdes on Vimeo.
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  Posted by Richard Rawlinson   The world is full of memorials to those who have left it, from the Pyramids of Egypt and India’s Taj Mahal to benches on the Promenade in Brighton and central Berlin’s Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. The latter, by architect Peter Eisenman, has