Today I’m sad, so sad. And angry!

Today I’m sad, so sad. And angry – angry at the cruelty of nature, angry at myself for not knowing more and angry at ignorant people who think they know what they clearly don’t. I thought my newly designed loft access was an improvement that would keep my doves dryer and more comfortable this winter, … Read more

Funerals can be like Christmas ….

Funerals can be like Christmas, in that they can bring together family members who usually prefer to avoid one another. Grief can make the best of us short tempered with seemingly minor things irritating and causing us to explode in anger, so when estranged family members meet at a funeral it doesn’t take much for … Read more

A Young Mum says Goodbye …..

All funerals are sad, even if you’re a professional providing a service, the emotion felt by mourners means you quietly send feelings of care and support their way. Occasionally though, someone will be grieving so painfully you long to do something to lift the agony from their soul. A few weeks ago that was certainly … Read more

We all went down to the woods to play ….

Sussex dove release

So on Friday we all went down to the woods to play: opera singer, her talented and beautiful dancer daughter; dress and make up artists; photographers; videographers; us and half a dozen of our lovely doves. In this gorgeous setting a magical story was enacted, and our very confused little guys (they’d never been released … Read more

How do you get a PR event off the ground?

Sussex dove release

How do you get a PR and Marketing event off the ground? …. You follow the example of The Mumprenneur Network in the North Lanes, Brighton and get enthusiastic networkers to set their intent for their businesses on the wings of a dove and watch them soar, high and free!

Why Doves when you Say Goodbye?

Sussex dove release

For the last 5,000 years, white doves have been deeply ingrained in human culture. From the dawn of civilisation, through every age and culture, they have been held as symbols of peace, love and serenity. In the mind of every human on the planet, the dove holds only good connotations. It is these thoughts of … Read more

Lessons in Love, our Valentine Release

Sussex dove release

So, once again, with our core team of varied and excited entreprenneurs, it was time for our next big dove release: February 12 – a Valentine’s Release. Having watched so many happy folk enjoy releasing 2016 and seeing their doves soar high over the South Downs for New Year 2017, releasing LOVE seemed the obvious … Read more

Doves & Rainbows – more than a goodbye

Sussex dove release

Last month something truly beautiful happened at a funeral we attended with 4 of our doves. It was a small group of just four people (hence the four doves) and the funeral director had explained to us that the daughter, only child of the deceased, was very distressed at the thought of letting go of … Read more

Dove Release at Eastbourne Crematorium

Sussex dove release

Our pure white doves ready for release at Worthing crematorium. It was a very emotional service and the release definitely helped ease the atmosphere while symbolizing the eternal peace and rest of a much loved grandmother. If you have recently lost a friend or loved one then releasing one of our white doves in their … Read more

On the nest

Sussex dove release

This is one of our favorite doves and she has been incubating these eggs for over 2 weeks now. Her mate also incubates the eggs, they will sit on them for 18 days taking turns; they should hatch next week!  To think, you could be release her or one of her chicks at your wedding or … Read more

The Doves out flying today!

Sussex dove release

These two doves have been paired their entire lives and enjoy nothing better than being out flying in the sun together. All our doves are let out every day, come rain or shine. This way they get a good grip on the local area which helps them navigate home when they are released from an … Read more