The overnight winds blew off a bunch of buds from the Clematis Armandii so we brought them inside and very soon the buds had opened.
This morning saw a celebration of the life of a friend with a Humanist Ceremony and a Green burial in a beautiful spot. A true Cornishman, a speaker of Cornish and a Cornish Bard, tributes were paid to him in both English and Cornish and at the end we all sang Going Up Camborne Hill in Cornish.
At the green burial site another friend read these lovely words written by Rabindranath Tagore ( 1861 – 1941)
Farewell My Friends – Rabindranath Tagore ( 1861 – 1941)
Farewell My Friends
It was beautiful
As long as it lasted
The journey of my life.
I have no regrets
The pain I’ll leave behind.
Those dear hearts
Who love and care…
And the strings pulling
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