First in an occasional series of profiles of interesting alternative venues for funerals and memorials in the Dundee and Fife areas I first encountered Myres Castle in January 2019 when I attended a writers’ retreat there. It felt like an
Just a golf club and a table tennis racket placed at the foot of a coffin. Let’s be honest, crematoriums are not attractive places. Sometimes corporate, sometimes municipal – and usually, in a clumsy way, trying to be a “chapel”.
It was exactly a year ago that I started Neil Dorward’s Training in Funeral Celebrancy course. It’s been quite an amazing year for me. First of all I found the course incredibly stimulating and valuable. It helped persuade me that
I’ve now been practising as an independent funeral celebrant for over seven months. I’ve gained a huge amount of experience in that short time and conducted a wide range of services. I’ve also gained a lot of insight into grief