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Cough n up for coffins

What do weddings and funerals have in common? Well for the most part the central focus of attention in thess putting-on-appearances times, is the brides wedding dress and the deceased persons coffin or casket. We say for the most part, … Continue reading

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Beekeepers or beeminders

To appreciate that we are a part of nature and not apart from nature the starting point is the realisation that non-human animals are not all that dissimilar to us and in the case of bees, they have brains and … Continue reading

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I wish I knew

It seems like we regularly go over old ground, revisiting the same subjects as if we don’t already know the answers.  Strange as it might seem, there are no definitive answers when it comes to death and dying and disposal.  … Continue reading

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Buyer beware remains the message when a loved one dies

After so many instances of people needing a funeral, who leave it to the last minute to make arrangements, is it any wonder that the industry takes advantage of their vulnerability.  Of course funeral providers deny any suggestion that they … Continue reading

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A defining choice

As the number of billionaires increase, with ‘creations’ of material wealth seemingly out of thin air – buying and selling money to accumulate more money – it seems like a good reason to ask the question: How Will Future Generations … Continue reading

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Does it matter what a will is written on?

With up to 45% of Australians dying without a will – one that is written down in paper form and witnessed – perhaps it’s worth considering doing something rather than nothing, If that something is as unconventional as recording a … Continue reading

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Staying on top of it as we get older

It’s all well and good saying that we’d like to be all well and good, when asked the question “How are you?” but what does it take to be well and good when there are so many messages coming from … Continue reading

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