According to Governmental, main-stream media and even some religious party-lines, we are ‘at war’ not just with Covid-19, but with death itself. Of course, it is essential to take responsibility for ourselves while the pandemic burns itself out, to pay homage to those working on the ‘front-line’ and to grieve those who have died. But … More If you don’t want things to go back to the way they were, start making friends with your mortality!
Sue in conversation with Jools Barsky, co-founder of the Death Cafe movement about how Death Cafes help us to live consciously for a better world. Jools is 32 and the sister of Jon Underwood whose inspiration and vision created the global Death Cafe movement. Jon died suddenly in 2017 of an undiagnosed cancer. Jools … More The world would change if everyone one of us attended a Death Cafe
Eleven of us met up in Cirencester in Jane’s lovely garden lodge, surrounded by nodding daffodils and clusters of primroses. Right from the start a distinct theme emerged, which focused on preparing for death. “I would like to know the day and hour of my death,’ said one participant. ‘I like being in control, and … More Cirencester March Death Cafe: Clear out your stuff!
This pop-up was co-hosted by Julienne McLean, a psychologist and Jungian analyst and spiritual director, based in north London. Julienne works with clients who experience bereavement issues throughout life. Up until now, people who come to the pop-up death cafes have been personally interested in end of life care, or have family and friends who … More Summary of the King’s Cross pop-up death cafe
I am thrilled to be setting off on my narrrowboat Mystic Moon this April to offer pop-up death cafes along the river and canal systems throughout the spring and summer months. I am passionate about helping people to talk more honestly and openly about end of life issues, and equally passionate about the UK’s inland … More Pop-up death cafes on Mystic Moon, my narrowboat