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How the Covid-19 crisis has changed funerals

The Coronavirus crisis has affected all of our lives in so many ways. However, one of the most heart-breaking changes is the way that funerals are currently having to be conducted.  Here is some information about what to expect if you are currently planning or attending a funeral.

If you...

30 Jul 2020

What should I say to someone who is recently bereaved?

I think the most important thing is that you say something.

Often, because we fear upsetting someone or just feel awkward because we don’t know what to say, it can seem easier and, perhaps kinder, to avoid the situation completely. There is also a strange phenomenon where people avoid...

29 Jul 2020

Should I plan my own funeral?

I would say that the answer to this question is a resounding “Yes!” for the following reasons:

Firstly, working as a funeral celebrant, the families I visit are, understandably, in a deep state of shock and distress when I go to see them in order to...

29 Jul 2020

What should I wear to a funeral?

One of my most iconic funeral memories from the 1980s was when Joan Collins made her first appearance in the American Series, Dynasty. She made her debut appearance in great style, arriving late to a family funeral, clearly uninvited, clip clopping into the church in seven-inch heels, a skin tight black designer suit and...

17 Jul 2020

What music can we have at a funeral

Music has long been associated with emotional expression; joy, sadness, celebration and ritual. And, in grief, when words often fail us and the sheer enormity of mortality leaves us unable to express ourselves, music can often fill that void. Historically, in this country, traditional classical music and hymns used...

16 Jul 2020

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How the Covid-19 crisis has changed funerals


The Coronavirus crisis has affected all of our lives in so many ways. However, one....

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What should I say to someone who is recently bereaved?


I think the most important thing is that you say something. Often, because we fear....

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Should I plan my own funeral?


I would say that the answer to this question is a resounding “Yes!” for the....

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