Charles Cowling
  I can’t keep up these days, dammit. To my great grief I missed the start of one of the great events of the year, Gail Rubin’s annual 30 Day Challenge. She attends 30 funerals in 30 days, and each day writes each one up in great detail in a
Charles Cowling
St Albans Woodland Burial Ground   Posted by Richard Rawlinson   Back in 2001, The Telegraph ran a story about the Church of England opening its first woodland burial site, Arbory Trust, a consecrated 40-acre plot in Cambridgeshire with trees and flowers replacing gravestones. ‘Other sites cater for pagans and ‘New
Charles Cowling
    It’s a fantastic lineup of brilliant speakers and a great clan gathering — and it’s not too late to buy a ticket!   Saturday 8 September  All the talks will be in the Lower Gardens Suite of the Whitehall Hotel, unless otherwise stated.  9.30am – 10.00 – Reception at
Charles Cowling
  Apologies from the editorial team here at the GFG-Batesville Tower for the recent blog dribble if you’re one of those who enjoy the customary daily torrent. We have been traversing the country with the TV crew who are making a half-hour documentary about the upcoming funeral Oscars ceremony in
Charles Cowling
  A few weeks ago I bumped into a funeral director I like and admire. He was bursting with something he had just learned and needed to share: Ken West is not bonkers, official. He’d met Ken at some do or other and had revelled in a feast of reason and a