Fran Hall
Guest post by Hasina Zaman of Compassionate Funerals There are many facets to being a funeral director.  Much of our work seems to stay behind closed doors. Are we actively shielding the public from the dead or is society choosing not to embrace death as a part of life? Death
Fran Hall
Ru’s opening words to the assembled guests struck a chord with many who were there, so we thought we’d put them on the blog for the whole world to read. Over to you Rupert. “Welcome everyone to the Good Funeral Awards 2016! It started off, as so many good things
Fran Hall
The judges’ desks are looking not dissimilar to this… Finally, we can reveal the successful contenders who have made The Long List for the 2016 Good Funeral Awards  This year we have received more nominations than ever before, and with 24 categories, there are over 170 individuals or companies who will
Charles Cowling
The first time I spoke on the phone to Carl Marlow his voice was drenched with adrenaline. He’d just got back from cremating a Hindu on an open-air pyre.   He got away with it. Just.  It’s against the law.   That’s the way Carl is.   The first time