Recent news from Humber Woodland
As advised by the government, Humber Woodland of Remembrance is now closed to visitors due to coronavirus. We are still open for funerals but only immediate family may attend at present. Please call Diane on 01568 760443 if you have any queries.
UPDATED – We are now closed to visitors, please see recent News item. Humber Woodland remains open and we hope people will feel able to visit their loved-ones graves. However please keep a 2 meter distance from anyone you meet and if possible sanitise your hands on arrival and departure. Funerals will take place as [...]
Today we have taken the difficult decision to cancel our Planting Day at Humber Woodland on 28th March. We feel we should all try to protect ourselves and others from Coronavirus, so we don’t feel happy about inviting everyone to come and meet up for tea and coffee at this time. Of course, Humber Woodland [...]
Don’t lay me in some gloomy churchyard shaded by a wall
Where the dust of ancient bones has spread a dryness over all,
Lay me in some leafy loam where, sheltered from the cold
Little seeds investigate and tender leaves unfold.
There kindly and affectionately, plant a native tree
To grow resplendent before God and hold some part of me.
The roots will not disturb me as they wend their peaceful way
To build the fine and bountiful, from closure and decay.
To seek their small requirements so that when their work is done
I’ll be tall and standing strongly in the beauty of the sun.
Reproduced by kind permission of Pam Ayres, from her book Surgically Enhanced