Demanding death

30 05 2008

by Leila Dougan

The entrance to her funeral parlour boasts monthly deals in the same manner a local coffee shop would advertise their daily specials. Ronel Mostert is preparing for the season of death, winter, which she says is her busiest time.

Deaths tend to increase in winter due to the colder climate, affecting weaker immune systems which often leads to death. Owners of funeral parlours are aware of this business opportunity and prepare by stocking up on coffins, gravestones and flowers. Read the rest of this entry »