Understanding the Reasons and Benefits of Simple Cremation Coping with the loss of a loved one is never easy, and when it comes to making arrangements for their final farewell, there are numerous options to consider. One such choice is an unattended cremation or, as it is commonly known, a simple cremation. In this blog, […]
It is not a legal requirement to have a funeral when you die in UK however the law states that the body must be disposed of by burial, cremation or properly, by any other means.
How would you like to be remembered by your family? Probably never really thought about it have you? It is a generation thing you might say? Like trees. Some generations plant trees. Others don’t.
Unfortunately, a person who has just lost a beloved family member is not at their best when it comes to arranging the funeral.
Those of a nautical bent, apply here The cemeteries are full. Cremation pollutes. If you could, would you like to your body be disposed of in the truly old-fashioned way, at sea? Do you know the Famous Royal Navy Admirals buried at sea ? Famous men in the drink Sir Francis Drake, Capt. James Cook, […]
You have made a will, haven’t you? I know, we all put it off or, like me, who made one so long ago, the executors are dead and the whole thing needs to be updated, asap. Therefore, I’ve made a large note in my January “to do” list, to redraft my will. So, why not […]
No plan As one’s own passing is the last possible thing on your mind, it is likely that you won’t actually plan it. Then, when it happens, your immediate family are left to deal with the matter in absentia. If you don’t want a formal procession, with top-hatted Funeral Director, pall bearers, hearse and limousines […]
Death matters and the taboos surrounding it, then why we prefer not to talk about death?People are reluctant to talk about dying for many reasons. The more obvious one is that you would rather not think about dying yourself. Why would you? When you are young and full of health, hope, life and strength, dying […]
What type of celebration? If it falls to you to organise the wake for a family member or close friend, this may be a deeply fulfilling role to play to honour the memory of the late departed person. There are many factors to consider but, the first is to be certain that what you arrange […]
Ok so, someone has died and you want to know what you are allowed to do regarding the funeral and wake. The UK government is trying its best but, the signals elsewhere are somewhat blurred. The official website instructs that you must respect social distancing guidelines at a funeral and keep 2 metres apart from […]