I love a good winter walk, and fortunately, so do the kids and the dogs! In winter, there’s so much to enjoy – the bright sunshine in the sky, crunchy frosty paths and burning off some of those Christmas calories. It’s especially enjoyable when you wrap up warm in thick socks, wellies, gloves, scarves and hats. And that feeling when you get home all cosy with rosy cheeks all round!
Ali Fleming from Harmony Glass is delighted to have the opportunity to work alongside Lynsey at After. Life Arrangements. Here is an introduction to Ali and about her brand-new business. “The Harmony glass experience" It is at this poignant time when we are moving towards recognising National Grief Awareness Week from 2nd December to 10th December 2020 which is about raising awareness of all aspects of grief and loss on a national scale. Everyone will experience grief
Christmas-time. Traditionally a joyous occasion. Presents under a sparkly tree, mince pies, festive songs on the radio and family gatherings…but things may be a little different this year. Yes, Christmas is fabulously festive, but for some this year, it will be more solemn than usual. Apart from possible COVID restrictions we may face, many will be remembering loved ones they’ve said goodbye to throughout the year. Perhaps they haven’t been able to give
It will come as little surprise to you that I love a good celebration. And at this time of year, there is so much enjoyment to look forward to – with bonfire night and Christmas on the horizon. But before those festivities begin, it is Halloween and Day of the Dead. And although the little ones are fans of Halloween in our household, with the mischief, costumes (and sweets of
Does funeral planning and the cost which goes with it make you feel anxious? Perhaps it’s never crossed your mind. Or maybe it’s something you’ve had to deal with when you have lost someone close to you. I wish I could say that traditional funerals aren’t a big expense, but unfortunately that isn’t always the case. Now more than ever, families who have lost a loved one that choose a traditional
A friend of mine was talking to her Mum recently about what we do. As a forty-something, my friend is very open to a Celebration of Life and has been talking to her family about what she’d like to happen in the event of her death. It’s great to know that the taboo of ‘death and dying’ is starting to erode. But her Mum on the other hand, found it