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Richard R   I don’t know about you, but I’m missing Richard Rawlinson, our genially provocative once and future (I hope) blogger on religious affairs, fashion, art, you name it.  What brought my nostalgia home was reading about a cause close to his heart, the tug of war for the
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Death Begins at Twenty from Gena Salorino on Vimeo.
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  Poppy Mardall very much likes Barbara Hepworth’s drawings of surgeons at work in the late 1940s. There’s currently an exhibition of 30 works in Wakefield, and you can see some of them at the Guardian.  Says Poppy: “Hepworth gets past the clinical and gives us these moving, almost spiritual pictures
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  Silvan Luley, who is unofficially known as the deputy director of Dignitas, says he is concerned that under current Swiss law the association cannot offer assisted suicides to individuals who are “perfectly healthy”. Luley said: “The more restrictive you design a law, the more difficult you make it for
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The Hours – Bird Funeral from Francisca Pinto on Vimeo.   Really nicely played, this. A bit mawkish? That’s the way we like it. Gets all adverty at 2.15, sadly. 
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  In Palmerston, New Zealand, permission to inter ashes in a new natural burial ground has been put on hold. The council wants a period of consultation in order to arrive at a “a better understanding of what sort of natural burial ground people want” in the light of the