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Minehead North Somerset: Bristol Channel

Scattering Ashes on the Bristol Channel from a Boat Location Minehead Somerset Area of operation Bristol Channel Type of boat 10m Cougar Catamaran Duration of trip Up to 3hrs Capacity of boat 11 persons Refreshments None Ceremony Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to them being blown about which some families may find distressing.…

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What is the definition of an Urn?

There are various definitions on an Urn, let’s ignore those specifically referring to a large receptacle for tea and such like and focus on those that contain ashes, oops have I just given the game away? Let’s see…  Urn (noun: urn; plural noun: urns)So Google pops up with the following: a tall, rounded vase with…

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Ashes on a Road Trip – Indian Movie

There has not been much in the way of films and film festivals this year, however Tokyo manged to have theirs and there was one entrant from India. Karkhanisanchi Waari – Ashes on a Road Trip Synopsis: The Karkhanis family is the last joint family in Pune. When the eldest patriarch in the family passes…

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Cremation Ashes as a Marketing Ploy

Nothing new in the world they say. Well perhaps, but this is certainly different. There is a famous restaurant in the Las Vegas called the Heart Attack Grill. Its whole method of promotion is entirely paradoxical. It is famous for telling you that their food is very very bad for you. They are in the…

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Sky Burials in Japan

Sky Burials in Japan The Japanese have caught onto the idea of Sky Burials: ashes taken high into the sky and scattered on the edge of the stratosphere. I spotted this article in the Times, it is interesting for a few reasons. The article says that Balloon Kobo the company came up with the idea,…

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Ann Bates – Individual Urn Ceramicist

Ann makes individually hand built ceramic funerary urns using stoneware clay. Inspiration for decoration and often the shape of an urn comes from the natural world – seed heads, leaves and shells being a favourite choice. An interest in ancient standing stones with their carved decoration and symbols can also be evidenced in her work.…

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Ashes in Devon found

Now where did I leave that bag?

Well David Cameron forgot to take his kids back from the pub if you remember, so I suppose leaving cremation ashes behind is understandable? A dog walker reported a bag left near a busy road in Paignton in Torbay, Devon at around 8am on 1- September morning. It turned out to be a bag containing…

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Scattering Ashes River Lune Lancashire

Lancaster Coast and River Lune

Scattering Ashes at Sea and River – Lancaster Location Lancaster  Area of operation  River Lune, Lancaster, Whitehaven, Isle of Man Type of boat Various Duration of trip Dependant on customer needs Capacity of boat  12 People Refreshments  Available on some boats Cost  On application Disabled Access  On the Catamarans Parking Yes Free Parking Average time…

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Lancashire: Fleetwood Fylde Coast

Scattering Ashes at Sea – Fleetwood on the Fylde Coast Location Fleetwood, Lancashire Area of operation  Irish sea Type of boat Aquastar 38 Duration of trip Up to 1 hour Capacity of boat  12 People Refreshments Not Available Ceremony Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to them being blown about which some families may…

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Mother’s 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

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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Scattering Ashes at Sea: Newhaven: Sussex

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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Gandhi's ashes urn stolen

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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Is a will the last word on ashes? 2019

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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Land Rover Funerals

Company Name Land Rover Funerals About the company Land Rover Funerals offer a unique 4×4 Land Rover hearse and support vehicle.   With the these iconic and instantly recognisable vehicles you can express and show off your loved one’s passion in life, whether country or city based. Land Rover Funerals’ Defender hearse is available with…

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