Clematis Armandii and A Humanist Farewell


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.

Clematis Armandii Clematis Armandii

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.

Bre Gammbronn Bre Gammbronn

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
Whatsoever said
The pain I’ll leave behind.
Those dear hearts
Who love and care…
And the strings pulling

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About carolemccall

I am an Author,Life Coach,NLP Trainer and Pyschotherapist .My first book The Fourth Generation is about my family and goes back 100 years. My second book The Lotus Generation is an amusing account of my life when I lived in Spain next door to my sister.I also did a lot of travelling around the world.There are two more books in the series.The third book The Boomer generation is out in May 2015. I am a Granny to seven small people and live in Tunbridge Wells with my husband and small white dog called Stella.
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