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

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