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6 Things To Look For When Choosing The Right Confidant

Oak Tree

Celebrant Steve Game-Blackmoor was a Minister of Religion but left the Church in 2014. He is now a multi-award-winning Funeral Celebrant and Grief Specialist, and Chairs ‘Holding Dear Support Service,’ a service in Staffordshire that offers ‘free at the point of use’ grief counselling to those who feel they need it by qualified counsellors.   Apart …

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My Middle Earth

Stafford Castle

“There is nothing like looking if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.”― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit Celebrant Steve was born in Lichfield. He lived in Cannock for 16 years, before then moving to live in Stone, a Stafford town, …

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Flowers by Fleur: Bespoke Funeral Tributes

Flowers by Fleur Tributes

Flowers have been a traditional element of funerals for thousands of years, however, in recent years there has been a move toward a new modern variety of spectacular bespoke floral tributes. Specialising in floral tributes, Flowers by Fleur is dedicated to providing exceptional quality flowers customised to reflect the personality of the individual that has …

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The Easter Lily

Bouquet of Lily's

Continuing with our series about funeral flowers, Celebrant Steve looks at the history and symbolism of the Easter Lily as Christians across the world prepare to embark upon a week-long observance of Holy Week and Easter.  Easter, also called Pascha, is a festival commemorating the resurrection of Jesus. Many believe this to mean that Jesus was, in …

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