Funeral Farewell

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The Spanish flu killed so many, not only did they run out of coffins, they ran out of wood for the coffins. The Spanish Flu took millions of lives and with it many of the traditions of the well established Victorian Funeral rituals, such as funeral processions. And so too, it seems, the Covid-19 pandemic […]

SPIRITUALISM SPIKE

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Why Did So Many Victorians Try to Speak with the Dead? When confronted with trauma of the kind Covid presents, it is natural to want to make sense of the death and devastation around us. This it seems is the catalyst for a surge in seances, speaking with the dead and other acts of spiritualism, […]