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Talk about it - and make a memory

At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them. - Lawrence Binyon Just how often do we sit down and talk about...

Comfort in Community

When I remember all The friends so link’d together I’ve seen around me fall Like leaves in wintry weather; I feel like one Who treads...

Cherry Blossom

The cherry trees bend over and are shedding On the old road where all that passed are dead, Their petals, strewing the grass as for a...

Lost Voices

Whose voice would you really like to hear once more? Is there a lost voicemail from years ago you’d love to retrieve? I loved writer...

The Timeline of our Lives

Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure. - Jane Austen This weekend, our community history project held a joyful...

The Music of Our Years

The Music of our Years “Without music, life would be a blank to me.” ― Jane Austen, Emma Tomorrow, I’ll conduct a funeral for a lady we...

In the light of eternity

In the 1980s, I used to keep scrapbooks. (Look, we didn’t have iPads or mobile phones.) I’d glue in postcards, spare photos, magazine...

Bringing it all together

We all deserve a chance to be honoured and to celebrate - and a choice in how that is done. It started in 2017, but the idea had built...

A Hogmanay Evolution

“Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and...