Image above: Woodland, South Devon
We Need To Talk About The Funeral - 101 Practical Ways To Commemorate And Celebrate A Life
A practical and imaginative 208 page book with over 100 colour plates). Read more...
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Hannah and her son speaking at her Mum's funeral
(photo by M Caplan)
When families and friends get involved in the activities around the funeral and take charge of it, something happens. By reclaiming the funeral they can make meaning of their loss, of that someone who is precious and is gone. These ideas can be applied to traditional, contemporary and green funerals.
There are lots of ways to be as involved as you wish and feel able to be. You can be involved in making the arrangements, caring for the body, preparing for the funeral ceremony, choosing words and music, decorating the coffin or the space. We describe some of these in the following pages.
Extract from radio interview with Simon Smith of green fuse
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