- Aug 19, 2003
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I will arrange a firing party for your funeral: three volleys into the coffin to be on the safe side.I delude myself that my death will be something like Enya's video for Caribbean Blue:
In fact, it'll probably take place in a blood- and piss-stained NHS A&E unit, as a fourteen-year-old Ghanaian trainee doctor pounds my chest until my ribs splinter under fluorescent lights at 0330 on a wet February morning.
To make up for this I want a blub-inducing music selection during the ceremony. My current faves are Loreena McKennitt's live version of The Parting Glass:
...followed by Annie Lennox singing Into the West:
Then, after having dissolved the assembled two or three people impatiently waiting for the next cremation, I'll subvert the proceeding with my PSU's old marching song:
Leave 'em laughing!