Monthly Archives: April 2019

Making the case for elderhood

It’s a sad state of affairs that at a time when senior citizens abound, elders are thin on the ground. In his new book, Come of Age, Stephen Jenkinson makes the case that we must birth a new generation of … Continue reading

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More choice is on the way

More choice for the disposal of body remains is a step closer, thanks to a group of dedicated public benefit enterprise people in Washington, USA.¬† Katrina Spade is the driver behind this new way of dealing with our bodies post … Continue reading

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Bodies as bones as landscapes 

Life, death and landscapes Every now and again for whatever reason, we have those thoughts about where we fit into the scheme of things; the meaning of life; perhaps that we are in fact mortal beings; or even that there … Continue reading

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