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.
Fiona had no funeral. Instead she donated her body to train a new generation of doctors.
It’s time to rewrite the Book of Common Prayer.
Most of us will be cremated when we die, so the business of reducing a body to ash has become an industrial one.
If you want to return to the elements, natural burial is the way to go.
Cremation only became legal thanks to an 84-year-old man who was nearly lynched for trying to burn the body of his infant son.
The debate about Assisted Dying has been going on for a long time now.