Death and dying

Music for memorials and funerals

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It’s become a bit of a cliche to use “I did it my way” for a funeral, but often the music is chosen by the person themselves.  I always counsel against very upbeat music at a memorial or funeral, simply because one of the uses of a service, whether in person or online, is to […]

Death and dying

Memento Mori

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With over one hundred thousand people having died in the last 12 months in the UK from Coronavirus, my thoughts were drawn today to the vast number of people who are mourning someone who has died. The fact that they may be prevented from attending a funeral – or from holding a funeral at all […]