In the matter of life and death, football will always take precedence.
Humanist funerals were happy, not sad. If humanism got things back to front, that was good because so did I.
Planting a tree affirms our belief that love will live on, and that life comes out of death.
Early humans built houses for their dead before they built houses for themselves.
Most of the ceremonies I conduct are for people who have done “little of note”. Often they’re the most moving of all.
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.
Most of us are more afraid of speaking in public than we are of dying, and what Lyeona did was extraordinary.
Great comedians are great truth tellers.
It’s not always appropriate to celebrate a life, and it would be wrong to think that’s what a humanist funeral ceremony has to be.
I know, this is meant to be a blog about weddings, but I just had to share this brilliant piece by a physicist called Aaron Freeman that was sent to me today by Joanne & Colin, who I’m looking forward to marrying next June at Keavil House. It was posted on a Facebook group you may or … Continue Reading