“Am I fed up with the Duke of Edinburgh eulogies? Mostly yes. But partly no.”
“Many of us have been bereaved, or know someone who has been bereaved, during the pandemic. In some cases the restrictions have added stress and a sense of injustice to the experience of funerals. “
“It has felt as though we are dealing with them at arm’s length whereas we would be there to hold their hands, give them a hug as needed,” said a palliative medicine doctor.
The hardest part of Covid is losing a loved one during this period and not being able to be with them, with family, with friends.
Highland tops the table of fatal road accidents with 23 people being killed in 2018
“I’d just sent my ‘Guilty or not Guilty‘ piece to the Orkney News, when I read ‘Death By Selection’ in Richard Wallace’s book of poetry”
‘Funeral Payments’ was one of the powers newly devolved to Scotland.
Funeral planning is important but many people are just not sure how to go about it.