The way Bowie left his life was as imaginative as the way he lived it.
Planting a tree affirms our belief that love will live on, and that life comes out of death.
The funeral is one of life’s most important rituals. It’s also the one most resistant to change.
The brain has a shield which insulates it from thoughts of death.
If even doctors can’t talk about death, it’s hardly surprising that the rest of us ignore it too.
Early humans built houses for their dead before they built houses for themselves.
Our ‘end of life choices’ are pretty limited. Most of us will be cremated; some will be buried, but every year a select few choose to be buried at sea.
Most of the ceremonies I conduct are for people who have done “little of note”. Often they’re the most moving of all.
Ronnie wanted lots of music for his funeral but what he DIDN’T want was for me to talk about his life.
Love is the ultimate doing word and to be able to express that in our own words was hugely important to us.