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Posted by AK Lander | On May 30, 2017 10:29

Many people request that those attending their funeral wear something other than the expected black. Whether this is to indicate that the ceremony will be a celebration of their life, or to reflect the deceased personality by wearing their favourite colour, it is important to take their wishes into account. Read more


Posted by AK Lander | On May 24, 2017 12:19

Much of literature deals with the different emotions that face the human psyche and as key element of life are death, grief and mourning, these tropes are often present as either major or minor themes. However this does not explain the fascination that graveyards hold as not only a place of reverence but also for the setting for dramatic events. Read more


Posted by AK Lander | On April 25, 2017 09:35

While grief is ultimately a personal experience with individuals expressing and coping in many different ways, literature is often a form of solace for those who find it difficult to interact with people in the same way as prior to their loss. Read more


Posted by AK Lander | On April 24, 2017 10:55

We are all well-conditioned to see the traditions of our own faith as normal and find comfort in the continued procedures and routines that we are used to. However when friends or loved ones of a different faith pass away, attending a funeral for a different religion can be discomforting and awkward for a multitude of reasons. Read more


Posted by AK Lander | On March 28, 2017 09:30

There was lots to divide us in 2016 but a series of unfortunate celebrity deaths helped bring us together. Let’s remember a few of these much missed icons. Read more