Dying Debt

As I mentioned in my first ever post dying is an expensive business. These days in the UK dying costs an average of ¬£7600 and it’s still rising. This is obviously a huge problem. It’s a sad reality in the UK that the death of a family member can often send families (especially those on…

Real Funerals – Nan

I’m going to be sharing some real funeral stories on The Winding Sheet. I hope these will help inspire, comfort and instill some confidence in your own abilities to organise a beautiful funeral when the time comes. We can learn so much from other people’s experiences (both positive and negative). We can gain some brilliant…

Under The Sea

Burial at sea is beautiful and due to the tight restrictions and rules it’s also a¬†relatively good green option. It’s still not hugely popular however. This is probably down to the aforementioned restrictions as well as the fact there are only 3 locations available for sea burial in the UK and one of those is…

My Winding Sheet

As I’m always banging on about the importance of preparing for your own funeral in advance I thought it was time for me to shut up, put my money where my mouth is and get on with it. Having thought long and hard about what kind of disposal and ceremony I want I have decided…