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A delightful dancing skeleton – and a journey through Limbo…
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A little while ago I had a debate with Jonathan Taylor within this blog about funeral music. I have no interest in music, I said, can think of nothing that would describe me or sum me up, want nothing. I prefer spoken words. Jonathan then had one of those moments
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Depictions of old age are rarely un-depressing in our late capitalist society. Once you’ve reached your economic menopause you pass into the hinterland of the pre-dead. Or do you? These guys stand that neat little theory triumphantly on its head. Here we have Fauja Singh, 98, Armuc SIngh, 79, Karnail
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For me, the music died the day Led Zeppelin released their first album. Pop got intellectual, up itself, the mope and dope bunch sagely mulling finer points of riffs and runs. It set friends against each other. Simon bought a bass guitar, I bought a ukulele and got heavily into
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The Good Funeral Guide has an ethical way with would-be advertisers. They besiege our central London penthouse office suite daily, you know. No, we say, gently but menacingly, we will not take your money and promote your product. Yes, yes, we fully understand that you find it almost impossible to
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The world of death has given birth to very few websites of any value or beauty. Most undertakers are technodunces; many do not even rise to email. What’s more, there is very little discussion of death and dying going on in this country (the UK) just now. I have far