Category: Death

Would You Get Buried in a Pod?

With growing concerns over the ecology, two Italian designers are working to revive what they see as a dying art: burial. ROBERT DUNCAN looks at the process of a ‘green burial’ and what the...

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Are We Making Too Much of Ashes?

From Glenda Beukes, Johannesburg – I read with sadness and amusement what Fr Chris Townsend wrote about scattering ashes (“Don’t ninja-dump granny over a wall”, November 16). The Church’s guidelines on disposing ashes are wise...