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Grave of Chris Green on Gozo

Burial in Malta

“Although there is obviously a lot to do, and it may seem daunting at first particularly at what may well be the most difficult time in your life, I have to say that I found the whole thing relatively painless and everyone I dealt with was both sympathetic and helpful.” Following the sad death of the BE Malta Forum’s much-missed stalwart Chris Green earlier this year, his partner DavidH has very kindly shared his experience of dealing with the practical arrangements.

Life For a Life forest in the Chew Valley in Somerset

Life For a Life

“One of the sad facts of life is that one day you will not be around. Unless you have it written into your will, the likelihood is that your mortal remains will stay in the country of your demise. Suppose you could find a wonderful way of returning the ashes of a loved one to the UK for interment and at the same time contribute to the environment and local charities?” Peter Forrester of UK charity Life For a Life explains how you can have a living memorial at “home”.