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Mona Funeral 03 loop from Dana Darvish on Vimeo.   If you’re a bit arty you’ll like this a lot. If you’re not, you’ll probably think it’s stupid. 
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  Euphemisms for ‘died’ abound. That nasty old tell-it-as-it-is d-word — nah, we can’t be doing with it.  In a letter to the Oldie, Chris Butler alerts us to a new one:  The department of Energy and Climate Change’s recent ‘Impact Assessment of the Introduction of Air Quality Requirements into
Charles Cowling
    Hat-tip: In Flanders Fields
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  To see the coffin, click here
Charles Cowling
Funeral Pole Dancers in Taiwan – National Geographic “Taboo Burials” from Tobie Openshaw on Vimeo. Interesting insight into a funeral custom which we feel could make a transition to Britain in a modified form. What price Chippendale-style bearers?   
Charles Cowling
  Some people in Funeralworld get in a pickle about formaldehyde. It’s an f-word. Natural buriers won’t have it. Embalmers get cancer from it. MDF coffins are damnably full of it. It’s bad.  How bad?  The World Health Organisation published its own findings as long ago as 1991. I’m grateful