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September 18, 2018
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Not All Funeral Directors Are The Same

Your relationship with the funeral director is important. Their role is to help you to arrange the funeral of your choice. The way the funeral director approaches this […]
September 13, 2018
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Funerals for the Unaffiliated

Many people are not members of any religious congregation, what we call unaffiliated (to a religion or set belief system). Over the past twenty years funeral […]
September 10, 2018
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Ten Ways To Improve A Crematorium Funeral

It is the funeral ceremony that everyone remembers. The person who has died takes centre stage for the last time and those attending may begin to […]
August 30, 2018
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Ten ways to reduce the burden of funeral costs

Following on from our previous blog, Ways to help paying for a funeral, we felt that suggesting ten ways to reduce the burden of funeral costs […]
August 28, 2018
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Ten Vehicles You Can Use as a Hearse

You don’t have to use a formal hearse for a funeral. In fact more than half the funerals we undertake don’t have a formal hearse, but use some other kind […]
August 24, 2018
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Lois Tonkin’s A Brief Guide to Grief

A  guide intended as a reminder for grieving people that their grief is a normal response to their loss, and an encouragement for them to draw […]
August 24, 2018
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Ways to Help Paying for a Funeral

There was a report on ITV news a couple of days ago about the difficulty people have paying for funerals, particularly where the death is unexpected. […]
August 24, 2018
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Rituals around Death

We watched Grayson Perry on Rites Of Passage last night on Channel 4. It is true that as a more secular society we are in danger […]
August 21, 2018
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Lois Tonkin’s Growing Around Grief

“A grieving woman drew a circle to represent herself and then shaded the entire circle… The shading she said represented her grief…” Lois has been teaching […]

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