Things I discovered when picking up my father’s ashes from the crematorium: 1. At Fawkner, you pick them up from the office, not the crematorium itself. If you catch the train there, the office is in a non-intuitive location, back towards Sydney Road. 2. Make sure you have photo ID. I guess they don’t want ... [More]
Who should go to a funeral?
Here’s something I’ve been pondering in light of recent events; not just my Dad’s funeral, but another that I heard about. I’ll put my view, how I feel about it, then you discuss. Agree or disagree. Like always. There’s no manual for this, and every situation is different, of course, so inevitably this will be ... [More]
Yesterday was a hard day, but a good day. Thank you to my sister (siblings help so much at times like these), Reverend Johnsan David (and helpers) at St David’s Anglican Church in Moorabbin for accommodating us, Brian at Mannings Funerals, Laura and the others at South Eastern Private Hospital, all the others who helped ... [More]