Charles Cowling
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Charles Cowling
  Cessation is a leading signifier of death — discontinuance, expiration, quietus.  Not, it seems, if you are a member of the House of Lords (which, the record shows, you are not, you are a commoner, so there).  Speaking after being defeated in his bid to be elected as a
Charles Cowling
  “I suppose it’s a cliché to say you’re glad to be alive, that life is short, but to say you’re glad to be not dead requires a specific intimacy with loss that comes only with age or deep experience. One has to know not simply what dying is like,
Charles Cowling
  What on earth is going on, we ask ourselves, at Henry Ison and Sons, Coventry?  Laurel Funerals has suspended four members of staff, including two funeral directors and a hearse driver. We have fearlessly hunted down two of the accused and… well, we wonder, we really do. They have no
Charles Cowling
  From an article by Cassandra Yonder, home funeral guide and death midwife:  The difference between home and “traditional” funerals is subtle yet significant. When families choose to stay present to care for their loved ones in death they come to understand in a real and meaningful way that the