A Funeral for Extinct Species

On Saturday November 24th Greenwood Funerals played a key role in staging an unusual funeral.    Around two hundred people walked slowly through Frome behind a coffin symbolising a Funeral for Extinct Species.  Traffic was diverted and many curious onlookers were riveted as we walked past.  It was both a moment of pure theatre and [...]

By |2019-04-18T13:22:15+00:00November 27th, 2018|Talking about Death|0 Comments

“My Father’s Wake” by Kevin Toolis

Have you even been to an Irish Wake?  I have just read “My Father’s Wake” by Kevin Toolis.  The book is subtitled “How the Irish Teach Us to Love, Live and Die”.  It is a powerful book written by someone who has engaged head-on with the harsh reality of death in many of the most [...]

By |2019-04-18T13:22:15+00:00November 14th, 2018|Talking about Death|0 Comments