Charles Cowling
Charles Cowling
    THE GRAVEDIGGER’S WEDDING  by Kevin Paul and Harold Arpthorp (1926)   ‘Twas the day of the gravedigger’s wedding, The churchyard was shrouded in gloom, And the lads of the village sat silent, As they played tiddley winks on a tomb. The villagers trooped up the High Street, Trying their
Charles Cowling
Charles Cowling
Charles Cowling
Charles Cowling
  In case you missed it…
Charles Cowling
  Two South Korean fisherfolk,  Soon Ill Hwang and Dae Jun Lee, were accused in New Zealand of illegally dumping dead fish at sea.  What happened next? Soon Ill Hwang was killed in a car crash. And then? A solicitor representing the fisheries ministry insisted to m’learned lud that the show must go
Charles Cowling
Charles Cowling
    Helpful sign outside an unnamed hospital mortuary door showing funeral directors on a pick-up trip the way back to their private ambulance. Hat tip to Nick Gandon.          
Charles Cowling