Rev Anthea Ballam

Rev Anthea Ballam is an Interfaith Minister based in Brighton, Sussex. Anthea worked as a journalist and writer for many years before she started training as a minister nine years ago. She started to write funeral readings after she was ordained in 2007 and has continued to do so ever since. Anthea produced Funerals Today and all the readings are written by her unless otherwise indicated. She ministers funerals in Sussex, London and across the country and can be contacted by email:
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Claire Shelton-Jones

Claire Shelton-Jones is a recently retired teaching assistant. She worked with learning disabled adults for many years. She has also been an adult literacy tutor, librarian and convenor of a writing group. She enjoys writing poetry and prose as well as family, friends, books and conversation. The older she gets the more exciting things she feels there are to discover about life, death and what it is to be human. Her email address is: