Funeral Poems, Readings, Music, Quotations & Thoughts

Time (for Katrina's Sundial)

A lovely short reading by the American writer Henry Van Dyke. People may remember that it was read at the funeral of Princess Diana by her sister. Van Dyke visited England at the turn of the century and later published a short account of a day's journey from Watchet to Bridgwater by horse and trap, admiring the Quantocks and the coastal villages [...] Read more

Aisholt in the Thankful Villages

A short video for Darren Hayman's Thankful Villages project featuring me reading a poem by Dollie Radford titled In the Quantock Hills. A Thankful Village is a settlement where every soldier returned alive from the Great War. Aisholt in Darren Hayman's Thankful Villages