The tradition of giving guests a small gift or favour to take home with them as a reminder of the day has always been popular for weddings, but you might be surprised to know that funeral favours are becoming increasingly popular too.
We’re passionate advocates of planning for a good death and, as Winter turns to Spring, now is the perfect time for a tidy up. This means decluttering our admin, dusting off our plans and shedding a bit of sunlight on what the future might hold.
We meet Amanda German of whiteballoon.co.uk, a free online resource for funerals and end of life planning. Combining practical advice with inspiration, it has been designed both for funeral planning, and also for anyone who wants to share their own wishes with their loved ones.
Former teacher Julia Page changed careers in 2019 to retrain as a humanist celebrant and has since conducted more than 600 funerals. Here she tells us why she loves what she does and what she’s learnt along the way.
Set up your facebook Legacy Contact to ensure that your account is managed by the person you have chosen after your death. It only takes a minute and will help your loved ones to know that your wishes have been carried out.