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Planning to Make a Will

Planning to Make a Will

Can you afford to wait until you’re old before you make a will? If not, when is the right time? The answer to the first question is, of course, NO! Don’t wait! We simply don’t know what’s around the corner and the repercussions of leaving no will can be truly...

Funeral Flowers an Ancient Tradition

Funeral Flowers an Ancient Tradition

Do you always send funeral flowers or do you prefer to make a donation to charity? Arranging flowers around the deceased is one of the oldest forms of mourning and the tradition of flowers at a funeral dates back further than you might imagine! Plants first appeared...

Using a Funeral Celebrant

Using a Funeral Celebrant

Would you like to find a funeral celebrant but are not sure what your options are? I’m here to explain how it works and how you don’t need to follow the crowd. Since time immemorial, funerals used to be considered the exclusive domain of the clergy. Of course, the...

Cremated or buried with a favourite item

Cremated or buried with a favourite item

Choosing Something Special for Your Coffin When the time comes, would you like to be cremated or buried with a favourite item, special photo or particular flower in your coffin? Or perhaps you would like to be dressed in your favourite clothing. Lots of people choose...

The Story of Cremation

The Story of Cremation

Have you ever wondered about the origins of modern-day cremation? Did you know it’s illegal to cremate a body outside a registered crematorium? Cremation is one of the longest standing processes and memorial traditions in our history. As times change, so have our...

Memorial Jewellery

Memorial Jewellery

Would you like to keep something of your beloved close to you at all times? If so, memorial jewellery may be just the thing for you and there are lots of options about. Memorial Jewellery Traditions The tradition of wearing mourning jewellery, which was popular before...

Planning Your Own Funeral

Planning Your Own Funeral

Would you like to create your own farewell? As the Queen grieves for her husband of 73 years, it must be a comfort for her to know that Prince Philip had arranged his funeral just the way he wanted it. Have you ever thought of planning your own ‘end of life,’ funeral...