Humanist funerals were happy, not sad. If humanism got things back to front, that was good because so did I.
We wouldn’t allow animals to go through this
We can perhaps imagine what it is to prepare for our own death. What we cannot begin to imagine is what it is like to watch someone we love dying, slowly and painfully, in front of our eyes.
The Soundtrack of Your Life
Ronnie wanted lots of music for his funeral but what he DIDN’T want was for me to talk about his life.
Liz & Al’s Humanist Blessing at Oakley Court
Love is the ultimate doing word, the vital verb, and to be able to express that, in our own words, on the day we chose to formalise our journey together, was hugely important to us.
Earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust, soil to soil
It’s time to rewrite the Book of Common Prayer.
Prue & Danny’s Death Road Trip
The debate about Assisted Dying has been going on for a long time now.
Compassion in Dying
A good life should end with a good death.
What made you decide to become a humanist celebrant?
Most of us are more afraid of speaking in public than we are of dying, and what Lyeona did was extraordinary.
Eleanor & Michael’s Humanist Wedding at Wedderlie House
We spoke to each other from the heart in front of all our loved ones – it was entirely unrehearsed and raw but that’s why it was perfect!
Remembrance Day 2022
As Barack Obama said the other day, “despair is not an option”. We need to keep trying.