James Perrin – Yesterday, a woodland burial for a very dear, funny and gracious lady

James Perrin wrote a beautiful piece for the Guardian about the burial of a close friend that we put on our Facebook page on 17th January.

Yesterday, a woodland burial for a very dear, funny and gracious lady who died at the fine old age of 88, with dignity and calm courage, in the last minutes of the old year, after a long illness patiently borne. As we lowered her into the grave, barred rays of sunlight threaded through the trees, traversed her wicker coffin, illuminated the moss and the pale trunks of the silver birches…

Read the full article on the Guardian or James Perrin’s post on Facebook

 

Commemorating Colin Johnson: co-founder of The Eternal Forest Trust

Commemorating Colin Johnson: designer, philosopher, inspiration and co-founder of The Eternal Forest Trust.  Without Colin Johnson, there would be no woodland burial site at Boduan.  This newsletter tells the story of the Eternal Forest Trust, an organisation that Colin designed and set up (with a little help from his friends)… (more…)