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Ashes in the Wind by Robert Challans 

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poems for ashes

We have had a lovely poem submitted by one of our visitors, we thought we should share it, we hope you like it…   Ashes in the Wind. Mourn me not as I dance upon the wind Be not sad as I go my way Now is the time to be my friend On my…

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Mother’s Day Competition

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Mothers day competition

Mother’s Day Competition Want to treat your mum to a fabulous Devon Cream tea at @GlazbrookHouseHotel on us? Enter our Mother’s Day Competition. We’re on the hunt for a mother and daughter to feature in our new brochure. If you and your mum/daughter would like to have your hair and makeup professionally done, be photographed…

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Can someone scatter ashes for me? Yes

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Scattering ashes service - solicitor estate planner

Can someone scatter ashes for me? A lot of people leave last requests regarding where they want their ashes to be scattered, as family member or friend this may turn out to be quite an onerous task.  People’s choice of locations for the final resting place of their ashes can be hugely varied – a…

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Can you scatter ashes anywhere?

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can you scatter ashes anywhere

Can you scatter ashes anywhere? The answer is no you can’t. The law in UK is very relaxed compared to many countries but you need the landowners permission. Someone landowners are fine and others are not. As a general rule of thumb the more open and spacious the more likely you are to get permission.…

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Scattering Ashes at Sea Ferryside Carmarthen Bay, Wales

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Carmarthen Bay, Wales

Scattering Ashes on Ferryside Carmarthen Bay, Wales If you want a water ceremony for scattering your loved ones ashes in the South Coast of Wales. Location Ferryside, Carmarthen Bay  Area of operation Carmarthen Bay (Ferryside, Llansteffan, Kidwelly, Laugharne, Pendine, Burry Port, Carmarthen,  Llanelli) Type of boat Amphibious partially enclosed vessel with seats Duration of trip…

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New Survey – Return of Ashes from the Crematorium

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cremation

Crematorium hand over 400k crematoriums in the UK every year, the average price of a price of a cremation is £850 It don’t need a Nobel prize winning mathaniciacan to work out this is a sizable industry. It is a caring industry too, over the past few years we have been polling the public to…

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Hindu Ashes Immersion Ceremony in the UK – 2020

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Hindu Ashes Immersion Ceremony

The population of Hindus and Sikhs in the UK is over 800k. Many of the second-generation Indian diaspora are now in the position of having to arrange funerals. They may not be versed in Hindu and Sikh funeral rights, below is brief guide to help those want to respect their relative’s tradition, but do not…

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I want a Viking Funeral – What can I do?

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viking urn ashes

“Dad said he wanted a Viking funeral; can it be done” this is pretty much as a call we received last week. This is not as unusual request as you might think, films, novels, TV series like Game of Thrones or Vikings amongst other things trigger something within our imagination. And there is something about…

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Veteran’s Ashes Parachuted in for a final farewell

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Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday Remembrance Sunday is an important time of reflection. It has been 101 years since the guns fell silent at the end of the ‘Great’ War, 75 years since D-Day and this year also saw the 75th anniversary of the ill-fated operation Market Garden, the offensive to capture strategic bridges in the Netherlands, that…

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Scattering Ashes at Sea: Newhaven: Sussex

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scattering ashes water newhaven

Scattering Ashes on the Newhaven, Sussex If you want a water ceremony for scattering your loved ones ashes in the South Coast on the Channel Location Newhaven Marina W Quay, Newhaven BN9 9BY Area of operation Category 6 3 miles from Newhaven Marina Type of boat Luxury Mediterranean rib Duration of trip Any time Capacity…

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Does your family need more time at the Crematorium?

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Does your family need more time at the Crematorium?

Does your family need more time at the Crematorium? Does your family need more time at the Crematorium? A rushed service is not a good experience for anyone. In fact, our research shows, when you feel you have not had enough time to say goodbye – it can upset, enrage, distress even traumatize someone. BUT,…

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Ashes incorporated in wedding fingernail design

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ashes in nails wedding

Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue, the old phrase that brides refer to when hoping to bring luck to the marriage. So once you have checked these off the list the next obvious request would be to have your nail design incorporated a sprinkling of you fathers ashes, right? Well okay not…

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Gandhi’s ashes urn stolen

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Gandhi's ashes urn stolen

Gandhi’s ashes urn stolen Gandhi’s ashes urn stolen. Mahatma Gandhi, considered by many Indians to be  ‘the father of the Nation’, has had his 150th Birthday celebrations slightly marred. An urn containing a portion of his ashes was stolen from the Bapu Bhawan memorial in the state of Madhya Pradesh, and a poster of the…

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Bespoke Wooden Urns – Meet Your Maker – Simon Hopwood

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Bespoke Wooden Urns Maker - Simon Hopwood

Bespoke Wooden Urns Bespoke Wooden Urns that are Local – Sustainable – Handmade – Bespoke – Unique – brimming with Craftsmanship. We have a passion for all the above and Simon our carpenter who makes our Dartmoor range of Wooden Urns covers all these bases and more. Simon has been a woodworker for 25 years,…

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Is a will the last word on ashes? 2019

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shanter sound music

Wills are funny things. They can be as eccentric as the people who make them. Think of Jonathan Jackson, who set aside a small fortune in his will for the construction of a mansion for cats. Or Houdini, who asked his wife to conduct a séance each year on the anniversary of his death. We…

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