October 6, 2022

It’s all in the listening

The key to a good funeral is the quality of listening that the funerals director and funeral celebrant give to each family. We take great care […]
August 23, 2022

Different modes of grieving

People deal with grief differently. Some people who are grieving go deeply into the grief and can focus on little else, for a while at least. […]
August 4, 2022

How a funeral can cost less and still be beautiful

Funerals can cost less and be better when families and friends become more involved. We encourage this. A more intimate and personal funeral doesn’t have to […]
May 9, 2022

Why we have funerals – anthropologist’s view

“The fact that practically all human societies possess some formalised death rites, alongside the otherwise practical task of disposing of a body, suggests that funerary ritual […]
November 2, 2021

Talking about dying

When someone is dying, death is often not talked about because of a fear of upset. The dying person doesn’t want to upset their close ones […]
September 23, 2021

Good funeral arranging is the key to a good funeral

When my mother died in Leicester I experienced a funeral arranging interview which was just a tickbox exercise. The arranger asked me nothing about her, assumptions […]
August 21, 2021

How to choose a Funeral Director

Not All Funeral Directors Are The Same Most people don’t think about funerals much in advance and can suddenly be faced with needing to appoint one […]
July 13, 2021

Creating a personal funeral with heart and soul

Our latest story shows how you can create a funeral that is personal with heart and soul. When her Mother died, Hilary knew that she didn’t […]
June 25, 2021

How to reduce funeral costs and still have a good funeral

Funerals can cost less and be better when families and friends become more involved. The newspapers are full of articles about the cost of funerals. Some […]


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