Tag: funerals

  • What Ceremony Else? (I: September 2020)

    What Ceremony Else? (I: September 2020)

    I often think about funeral speeches. Those that have moved me with their love, humanity and individuality; those that have disappointed with their stock phrases and easy platitudes. In moments of anxiety for the safety of people I love, catastrophising, I sometimes wonder what I might say about them. It’s unthinkable to contemplate their demise, […]