How to hold your own state funeral

The national funeral of Baroness Thatcher (whatever your view) – a spectacular experience of remembrance, theatre and private reflection. Planned with the complicated combination of state protocol and private wishes, […]

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Where were you when….

There are some events that bind us all together. The assassination of JFK, the landing on the moon, the death of Diana and the one event that changed this century […]

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Local heroes rule ok…

The New Years honours have come and gone…and they are full of local heroes. Here’s my tribute to some of mine…hope it cheers you up and helps you keep your […]

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To wait and wonder…

Endless love was found in a shoebox at a charity shop this week. The agonising letters of lost love, written during the war shine a light on how times have […]

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