Written by Director, Gareth Coles: It’s been a really busy few months for Coles Funeral Directors, and we’re always deeply conscious that this means widespread sadness and grief for the many families we work with here in Cardiff. For some, death hits the family without any warning, whilst for others it comes as a release […]
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Written by Director, Gareth Coles: Working closely with bereaved families throughout Cardiff, we’re very aware that in grief, many people feel regret that they didn’t get the chance, or didn’t have the courage, to share important things with their loved one before they died. So we’d like to give you the opportunity to acknowledge these […]
Written by Director, Gareth Coles: We say goodbye to more people in winter than we do during any other season of the year, so it’s not all that surprising that the New Year can be bittersweet for a lot of people. It’s important to remember that when we love deeply, we grieve in the same […]
Written by Office Manager, Claire Robertson: Over the past couple of weeks, Gareth has been talking about resolutions, so today I’ve set myself the challenge to share a few ideas for flowers that are: in season during January; make beautiful funeral blooms; and tie in to this month’s theme! White Heather – whilst it might […]
Written by Director, Gareth Coles: Following on from my blog on resolutions, I understand from some of the feedback that ‘getting organised’ is high on the agenda for lots of people this January! (It’s certainly high on our agenda as my wife and I get ready for the arrival of the newest addition to our […]
Written by Director, Gareth Coles: This month, it probably comes as no surprise that we’re talking about ‘New Year’s Resolutions’ here at Coles, and everyone in the team has made at least one… have you? According to a recent survey reported in the Telegraph last week, 85% of the promises we make to ourselves in […]
Written by Director Gareth Coles: It’s with bittersweet reflection that I look back through 2017. After all, a very busy year for Coles Funeral Directors means that many of the families we’ve worked with will have been missing someone special during this Season’s festivities. We hope you’ve been remembering the good times… Throughout the year, a number […]
Written by Office Manager, Claire Robertson: December is a time of celebration, but often a time of great sadness as the winter months claim their many casualties and our losses, past and present, are at the forefront of our minds. It’s a time when lots of people visit the graves or resting places of their […]
Written by Director Gareth Coles: In Wales, we closely associate December with Christmas, a favourite celebration in the Christian calendar. Yet December is a month of spiritually significant days for many religions. So as we’re half-way through Advent, a special time of reflection, remembrance and celebration for us here at Coles, we’d like to take the […]
Written by Claire Robertson, Office Manager at Coles Funeral Directors: December is widely considered a time for celebration with gift-giving high on the agenda at the end of the month! This got us thinking… as more often than not when a loved one choses cremation and their ashes aren’t interred or scattered – their cremains […]