Green Funerals Pros and Cons – Part 1: Embalming

In a world where our personal environmental impact is high on the agenda, a green funeral may be something that you are considering for yourself or for a family member. Even if you’re not, chances are you’ve at least heard of a green funeral – perhaps you’ve heard them referred to as ‘natural burials’ or Read more…

Demystifying The Funeral Industry | The Rules | Part 1

Unfortunately, the funeral industry has garnered a reputation over the years for taking advantage of mourners in order to add a few pounds to their sales. For, at the end of the day, funeral homes / mortuaries are businesses ‚ a concept that is often overlooked by the general public. They provide a needed service Read more…

When I’m Gone | Advice to a son that lasted a lifetime!

We found a truly touching story written by Rafael Zoehler and thought we’d share it with you: Tissues at the ready. Death is always a surprise. No one expects it. Not even terminal patients think they are going to die in a day or two. In a week, maybe. But only when this particular week Read more…

Funeral Celebrants | Green Funerals? The Future is here Today!

As a Funeral Celebrant I have noticed that over recent years “Green Funerals” are becoming ever more popular. Why? The answer is staring us in the face. People that know me, if asked, could attribute many adjectives with regard to my personality. I very much doubt that “green” or “environmentalist” or “eco-friendly” would be amongst Read more…