Funeral for tragic Bournemouth University student Tayla Woodard held tomorrow

Funeral for tragic Bournemouth University student Tayla Woodard held tomorrow

Funeral for tragic Bournemouth University student Tayla Woodard held tomorrow

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A FUNERAL for tragic Bournemouth University student Tayla Woodard will take place in her home town tomorrow.

The 20-year-old died suddenly in the early hours of Sunday, March 9 after collapsing at her boyfriend’s home in South London.

Her death is being treated as unexplained by the Metropolitan Police.

Tayla and her boyfriend, fellow BU student Alex Rickett, had attended a performance by band All Time Low at Brixton Academy the night before her death.

After returning to Mr Rickett’s home in Worcester Park, the student collapsed, and ambulance crews arrived shortly before 5am to a report of a woman falling violently ill.

Tayla was taken to hospital, where she died at 6.22am.

Mr Rickett, 21, was also taken to hospital as a precautionary measure, although he was later discharged.

A post-mortem result failed to reveal the cause of the budding journalist’s death, and further toxicology tests are ongoing.

However, police say her death is not being treated as suspicious, and no arrests have been made.

A funeral will take place at Egloshayle Parish Church in Tayla’s home town of Wadebridge in Cornwall at 2pm today.

It is thought that there will not be any hymns, and instead the young woman’s favourite songs will be played to the hundreds of mourners expected to attend.

Tayla was in the final year of a multimedia journalism degree, and had plans to move to London after her graduation.

She wrote regular articles for Bournemouth independent newspaper the Rock, and had ambitions to be a showbiz reporter.

The family has requested that donations in lieu of flowers are given to MIND, as Tayla had been working on a major project about the lack of support for young people with depression in the UK at the time of her death.

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8:57pm Fri 21 Mar 14

RM says...

R.I.P. Tayla. Thinking of your family & friends.
R.I.P. Tayla. Thinking of your family & friends. RM
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4:29pm Fri 4 Apr 14

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Showbiz and depression have a stablemate denied by most authorities and avoided by journalists. It is now perhaps a less difficult time to mention that the performing arts tradition of which showbiz is such a popular choses speciality has been of some use to the military. This is too hard to develop on the same page as the news about Tayla, but something no paper will print I have at monarchprogramming(d
ot)com is where I develop this theme from an accidental discovery writing for a paper in 2003. I try to excuse myself in that any project on depression would probably avoid such usually internet only claims or claims that a student reporter would be told would fail the paper's legal fact checker people. And writing for my own paper as I did allowed me to do that. Or as it turns out when I got the story in my hyperthymic head, "right" with direct and circumstantial evidence Tayla would have found out that if she believed my story...and I do...then the showbiz press would have never given her the space to through a job of work occupy the place she now must occupy above this firmament. If I had a child, and she had the only gift a child needs, (enthusiasm) I have even let the thought abide with me that even death might be preferable to either being told what to write, or suffering the world that monarch programming seems to be creating with the help of the media and the military. You will want to challenge that assumption, but it is a decision I have faced already.
For the military do want an end to war and monarch is a means to that end.
Perversely making that decision can end a career. or in my case without one now reason for yet more time on this planet to be defeated,
And the means employed are referee to in corroboration by Will Filer calling this mix PSYops. You will see what I mean. Please hold your judgement until you have looked at my narrative, and seen : about.me/timoxylene.
barbabutanol
and maybe seen the film I now hold in in HER memory, Park Row, that makes me contest the space she would have entered, for all our sakes. I do not know what Tayla would have made of her project helping an organisation, MIND, of which I am a Life member, but the record shows the military will use "whatever it takes" to defeat those who would turn us into slaves. They know that the causes for someone to die are many and it is a war to defeat as many lethal ways as possible.
My research suggests that mental health and the showbiz world each have since the days of Weltanschauungskrieg
, served to protect the world from another World War, and journalists, the media and show business have all played a part in that few would have researched because no newspaper will print it. I would like to remember Tayla as the subject of an Emily Dickinson poem I think it might have been on page 9 of the Christchurch harbour Chronicle for Summer 2003 page 8 on the web at msbnews(dot)co(dot)u
k
She suffered some malady but was a gifted writer the world will never see again. Perhaps that is the poem. Perhaps that is the reason for showbiz, and why, even though it is tied to the military now, we need students and journalists like Tayla, prepared to do a project on an un-sexy un-showbusiness subject, who would surely have made the difference, her world she was entering, needs. Tim Baber ex librarian
Showbiz and depression have a stablemate denied by most authorities and avoided by journalists. It is now perhaps a less difficult time to mention that the performing arts tradition of which showbiz is such a popular choses speciality has been of some use to the military. This is too hard to develop on the same page as the news about Tayla, but something no paper will print I have at monarchprogramming(d ot)com is where I develop this theme from an accidental discovery writing for a paper in 2003. I try to excuse myself in that any project on depression would probably avoid such usually internet only claims or claims that a student reporter would be told would fail the paper's legal fact checker people. And writing for my own paper as I did allowed me to do that. Or as it turns out when I got the story in my hyperthymic head, "right" with direct and circumstantial evidence Tayla would have found out that if she believed my story...and I do...then the showbiz press would have never given her the space to through a job of work occupy the place she now must occupy above this firmament. If I had a child, and she had the only gift a child needs, (enthusiasm) I have even let the thought abide with me that even death might be preferable to either being told what to write, or suffering the world that monarch programming seems to be creating with the help of the media and the military. You will want to challenge that assumption, but it is a decision I have faced already. For the military do want an end to war and monarch is a means to that end. Perversely making that decision can end a career. or in my case without one now reason for yet more time on this planet to be defeated, And the means employed are referee to in corroboration by Will Filer calling this mix PSYops. You will see what I mean. Please hold your judgement until you have looked at my narrative, and seen : about.me/timoxylene. barbabutanol and maybe seen the film I now hold in in HER memory, Park Row, that makes me contest the space she would have entered, for all our sakes. I do not know what Tayla would have made of her project helping an organisation, MIND, of which I am a Life member, but the record shows the military will use "whatever it takes" to defeat those who would turn us into slaves. They know that the causes for someone to die are many and it is a war to defeat as many lethal ways as possible. My research suggests that mental health and the showbiz world each have since the days of Weltanschauungskrieg , served to protect the world from another World War, and journalists, the media and show business have all played a part in that few would have researched because no newspaper will print it. I would like to remember Tayla as the subject of an Emily Dickinson poem I think it might have been on page 9 of the Christchurch harbour Chronicle for Summer 2003 page 8 on the web at msbnews(dot)co(dot)u k She suffered some malady but was a gifted writer the world will never see again. Perhaps that is the poem. Perhaps that is the reason for showbiz, and why, even though it is tied to the military now, we need students and journalists like Tayla, prepared to do a project on an un-sexy un-showbusiness subject, who would surely have made the difference, her world she was entering, needs. Tim Baber ex librarian localopinion
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