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Insights from people on the front line

When dealing with dying and death is a part of your normal daily routine, it’s understandable that you work  out how to process those many and varied aspects of what is involved.  This story by Freya Peterson (Life after death: … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye

There have been copious books and articles written about how we should or should not behave come that time in a persons life when they are nearing  their ending of days. This story by Bailey Williams captures the essence of … Continue reading

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Buying into a package can be pricey

Package deals are all the rage these days. Whether it is furniture or travel or insurance, these are just some of the areas where customers are encouraged to buy more than they first intended.  The deals are sold on the … Continue reading

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Funeral on the village green

Variety is the spice of life and it seems it is becoming the same with death, at least when it comes to locations for conducting the funeral service. In Where is an appropriate place to hold a funeral? Councils decide as … Continue reading

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New ways to broach the subject

Live presentations from people who have been there and done that can make for great conversation starters.  If you have a few minutes up your sleeve, these YouTube TEDx talks might be worth a look and perhaps even passing on … Continue reading

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Final footprint challenge

There was a time in the not so distant past when all funerals would have been what we call today, ‘sustainable’.  There were no fancy coffins made of precious timber, there were no hearses using internal combustion engines, no cremation … Continue reading

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The ‘passing’ word parade.

It seems like we have still got some way to go when it comes to naming the realities that life delivers on a daily basis.  Rather than saying what we mean and meaning what we say, we seem to delight … Continue reading

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