Charles Cowling
Charles Cowling
  As Sean Eddleston lay dying he told his partner, Sharon Grant, that he wanted her never to date anyone else. Since then, his ghost has frightened off every one of her suitors. The Sun newspaper takes up the story: Five years since Sean’s death, Sharon, now 44, claims to
Charles Cowling
      There was a big splash in Saturday’s Daily Mail about a budget funeral newcomer to Funeralworld, Cremdirect. Set up in June 2012, Cremdirect has already performed 70 funerals at an all-in fixed price of £1750 and serves Manchester, Buxton and Macclesfield and environs.  We called up the
Charles Cowling
  From The Actuary, 24 January 2013: The total number of deaths in England and Wales in 2012 was 499,000 – 15,000 more than in 2011 and in excess of the total for any of the three previous years. Mortality worsened by 1% over last year for the combined male and female
Charles Cowling
  Writing in the BBC News Magazine, writer Will Self has news for you. Here are some extracts:  This may seem rather shocking to you but I am expecting to kill myself. Really I am, and if you’ll hear me out I hope to at least nudge society in the direction