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Here is our own personal take on what you might wish to consider when choosing your Funeral Director, for an alternative perspective you may also download this list of questions from the Natural...
Japan has a cremation rate of over 99%, the highest of any country in world Some local governments even ban traditional burials This was not always the case – before World War II, cremation was...
Everyone hopes that their funeral will go to plan, but sometimes that just isn’t the case Take Andrew Jackson, for instance The seventh president of the United States, Jackson was known for his...
Not many have heard of a cardboard coffin, and still fewer realize that they’re taking the world of the modern funeral – particularly amongst the rich and famous – by storm  Coronation...
Britain entered World War I in the summer of 1914, a conflict that would become known as the Great War and one of the deadliest in human history, resulting in over 37 million deaths worldwide before...
For the first time, a new Scottish people’s festival will be held this year from the 1st - 7th of November Called ‘To Absent Friends’, the festival is a time of open-ended celebration and...
One of the world’s oldest and most beautiful tombs Newgrange is one of the oldest and most beautiful ancient burial sites in the world Located in what is now Ireland, Newgrange was originally...
The stars have fascinated mankind since the dawn of history, and many of the most ancient funeral rites take the movement of heavenly bodies into account However it’s only very recently that it’s...
According to archaeological evidence, funeral rites were one of the very first elements of human culture to emerge Funeral rites can be found in every culture, both ancient and contemporary, although...
It’s no secret that most people are reluctant to be confronted by the idea of their own mortality; As a nation we seldom discuss personal wishes for our own funerals, and this fear of death...