Posted by AK Lander | On June 30, 2017 10:44

It is a difficult time that many have to go through, and yet it is hard to know how to act in this crucial time of grieving. While you may be inundated with well-wishers it is impossible to convey how you are feeling and with so much to organise it can often be overwhelming. Read more

Posted by AK Lander | On June 28, 2017 11:52

2017 is all about customisation, whether it is how you take your coffee or how to make your retirement plan work, we no longer live in a society that lives with the Mantra of ‘one size fits all’. The wedding industry has undergone a transformation, with people choosing their own vows, throwing off the white dress code and ditching the staid photographs. Read more

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