A fine Yorkshire gentleman

A fine Yorkshire gentleman

<img class="aligncenter size-medium wp-image-771" alt="DSCF0826" src="http://belovedcelebrant.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/DSCF0826-440×491.jpg" width="440" height="491" srcset="http://belovedcelebrant cialis oral jelly.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/DSCF0826-440×491.jpg 440w, http://belovedcelebrant.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/DSCF0826-233×260.jpg 233w, http://belovedcelebrant.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/DSCF0826-200×223.jpg 200w, http://belovedcelebrant.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/DSCF0826-266×296.jpg 266w, http://belovedcelebrant.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/DSCF0826.jpg 1376w” sizes=”(max-width: 440px) 100vw, 440px” />We said farewell to a fine Yorkshire gentleman today. The white rose of Yorkshire was an underlying theme. A man of impeccable manners and integrity. His family were so sad Read More

Reaping the Whorlwind

We said farewell to a 96 year old today. He had been an RAF middle upper gunner during the 2nd World War and he had survived two tours over Germany. His sorties had been mostly at night. He joined the RAF aged 16 and was operating as a gunner on Lancasters just before his 19th Read More

Stop All The Clocks

I went to meet a bereaved family last week to find out about the man they loved. While they were telling me about him I had the overwhellming impression of a man who had been a fine and upstanding member of our community and a loyal family man. At the funeral today my intuition was Read More

Dance on the stage of life.

Sometimes it is really hard to comprehend the way the cards are dealt. I celebrated the life of a wonderful man today who died at the age of 56. Both his parents were at the funeral. Despite the fact that this man had suffered enormously and lost both of his legs during his 56 years Read More

Letter to a much loved friend

This letter was written by Peter Thompson for his friend Claire Venables when she was dying; it is featured in ‘my life with John Thaw’ by Sheila Hancock. My much loved friend, It matters to have trodden the earth proudly, not arrogantly, but on feet that aren’t afraid to stand their ground, and move quickly Read More

A poem by Abdullah Quilliam

A poem by Abdullah Quilliam

Courage brother! Do not falter, …  Dry your tears and cease from sighing;   Though clouds look black, they soon may alter,   And the sun will send them flying. “Out of evil oft cometh good,”   Is a maxim to my liking;   The blacksmith well the iron beateth,   But ’tis better for his Read More

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