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Embassies in the UK – Contacts for travelling with ashes

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Embassies in the UK contact details for travelling with ashes

Embassies in the UK – Contacts for travelling with ashes THE LONDON DIPLOMATIC LIST Alphabetical list of the representatives of Foreign States & Commonwealth Countries in London with the names & designations of the persons returned as composing their Diplomatic Staff. Representatives of Foreign States & Commonwealth Countries & their Diplomatic Staff enjoy privileges &…

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What to say while scattering ashes

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What to say while scattering ashes

What to say while scattering ashes Picking the right words to say while scattering ashes can seem daunting, but with a bit of preparation and thought  it isn’t too tricky can be very cathartic. What you are looking to do is capture the essence of the person, without waffling or getting too upset. With a…

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What is a Water Ceremony?

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What is a Water Ceremony?

What is a Water Ceremony? We are asked ‘what is a water ceremony’ almost every day so I thought I would put together an explanation. Please please ask any questions that you have that I haven’t covered in the comments underneath and we’ll always do our best to answer them. A water ceremony is simply…

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Meet Your Maker – Clare Mahoney – Handmade Keepsake Urns

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Clare Mahoney Clare Mahoney is a ceramic artist with a fascination for the natural world. A member of the renowned Devon Guild of Master Craftsmen. She works exclusively in clay using a variety of techniques.  A graduate of The Glasgow School of Art, completing an MA at Howard Gardens in Cardiff. She studied at the…

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Flower Symbolism for Water Ceremonies

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Flower Symbolism for Water Ceremony

Flower Symbolism for Water Ceremonies Flower Symbolism for Water Ceremonies. Using flowers can add a very special element to your ceremony.  You can add different flowers simply because you like them. Or you might like to add flowers because they mean something symbolic to you, your family or your beliefs. Flowers can be a central…

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How much for losing ashes?!

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We often ponder the value of ashes: to some they are worthless to others the most precious item on the planet, in previous posts we have considered their worth in monetary terms. Well in a recent case in the town of Mobile – a port city on Alabama’s Gulf Coast in US (yes, I thought…

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Ash Wednesday

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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday Ash Wednesday everyone.  So if like me you’re still full from the pancakes yesterday you’re not alone! Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Day is when many countries with a Christian population celebrate. Traditionally you would empty your larder of all the goodies before you embarked upon Lent. You can see the almost literal translation in…

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The Six Nations Rugby Tournament, Guinness and Scattering Ashes

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The Six Nations 2019. Hold the press, someone has invented some spooky mind ray thing and they are somehow extracting thoughts, I blame the Google Street View van. It must have some clever gizmo on it that is harvesting thought waves. This must be the only plausible explanation, otherwise how else could the advertising agency…

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What do you think of Crematoria – Our New Survey

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Last year we published a survey on what people thought of Crematoria – you can find a summary of part 1 here. The survey showed some interesting results and left some unanswered questions. So we are continuing to delve into this subject to find out what you think, in order to make the whole thing…

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South Devon: Salcombe South Hams

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Scattering Ashes at Sea – Salcombe South Hams Location Salcombe, South Devon. Area of operation Salcombe Estuary and Coast Type of boat Rib Duration of trip Up to 1 hour Capacity of boat 2 boats can take up to 20 people 1st rib – 11 passengers, 2nd rib 7 passengers Refreshments Available on request Ceremony…

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Where can I have an Ashes Fireworks ceremony?

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Where can I have an Ashes Fireworks ceremony? Where can I have Ashes into Fireworks ceremony? Choosing a suitable location for your Ashes into Fireworks is vital for a successful ceremony. Memorial firework displays  or Ashes into Fireworks Displays are a truly memorable way to give a loved one a proper send off. And they…

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Scattering and Cremation Ashes Law in France

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What is the law in France concerning cremation ashes and scattering ashes? France is a progressive secular state, however when it comes to death it seems to be rather conservative in its outlook. Whilst just over half of the population (51%) assert being Christian (with Roman Catholicism being by far and away the most practised…

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Funerals Your Way by Sarah Jones

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funerals your way

Funerals Your Way: A Person Centred Approach to Planning a Funeral by Sarah Jones Sarah Jones from Full Circle Funerals asked me to have a look at her new book on how to plan a funeral, the first thing to say is I am a fan of Sarah and her company, and I don’t think…

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Stourport Upon Severn: Worcestershire West Midlands

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Scattering Ashes on the River Severn in Stourport near Birmingham Location Stourport-On-Severn, Worcestershire Area of operation The River Severn in Stourport, West Midlands Convenient for Birmingham. Kidderminster, Worcester, Stourport, Leominster, Bridgnorth and Wolverhampton Type of boat Passenger Vessel Duration of trip 40 Mins Capacity of boat Max 120 Passengers Refreshments We are able to offer you…

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Grimsby Town FC approve a memorial garden for ashes

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Grimsby Town ashes scattering policy

The Mariners have been going to honour their fans with a memorial garden where fans can scatter their ashes. Grimsby Town Football Club has come good after there was bit of argy-bargy. A long-time fan of the club died at the age of 57. He had made his wishes clear – he wanted his ashes…

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