Charles Cowling
  It’s always interesting to discover how others see us. Here’s a US take on the Good Funeral Awards: The British have something of a reputation for a degree of ‘quirkiness’, and this seems no different in their approach to the death care industry.  The UK has recently held an
Charles Cowling
  A recent comment in the Guardian reminds us of the setbacks to the cause of better funerals that can be wrought by indifferent celebrants. Well, that’s my interpretation of this: I was unfortunate enough to attend a “humanist funeral” a couple of years ago. It struck me as utterly
Charles Cowling
    Apologies for the late arrival of this, we just can’t keep up at the moment. Here it is!   To reveal the coffin, click here.   
Charles Cowling
  A guest post by Mike Rendell We are very grateful to Mike Rendell for so generously sharing with us this fascinating account of an eighteenth century funeral. Mike Rendell is a published author who specializes in 18th Century history. He blogs on all aspects of life in the Georgian era here.  Mike