" Synchromysticism:
The art of realizing meaningful coincidence in the seemingly mundane with mystical or esoteric significance."

- Jake Kotze

March 2, 2017

Ashes to Ashes and Snow-globes?

I saw this recent news article on the net the other day -
Australians opting for ‘alternative approaches’ in human body disposal
and have to say that I quite like the idea of a loved ones ashes, or even my own placed in a snow-globe as a memorial keepsake.
"View Legal director Matthew Burgess, who specialises in estate planning, said the most common forms of body disposal in Australia included cremation, burial and donation to science.
But according to Mr Burgess there is a “significant and growing interest in alternative disposal approaches” including composting, where bodies are turned into soil so they can grow new life.
He said some of the latest trends included turning human ashes into snow globes and vinyl records.
“We average around five requests a year for snow globes,” Mr Burgess said.
“Vinyl records is one that is becoming increasingly popular among Baby Boomers.

For the record (pardon the pun) I can understand some people would find it kind of creepy, but I think the snow-globe idea is kinda cool (pardon another pun).
What about a bulletproof glass ashtray?
That would help you to quit smoking pretty quick if a dead person's ashes were where you were placing your ash...maybe?-)
A head full of ideas about death?
Just a thought:-)
Ashes to art: The artist who paints with human ashes

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