For many people, the thought of talking about death is awkward, scary and depressing. It’s a tricky conversation that’s often just easier to avoid. We hear you, but we also believe that the alternative – leaving your affairs in a mess and your loved ones unaware of your wishes – is much worse. That’s why we are proud to support Dying Matters who are working to break one of society’s biggest taboos.
his year, with comforting hugs and hand-holding out of bounds, it may feel more lonely than ever. To help navigate the most difficult time of year, we asked Jo Williams from GriefChat for her advice on how to cope at Christmas.
What exactly is a Death Cafe? Put simply, a Death Cafe is an event where people gather together, drink tea, eat cake and talk about death. Sounds like a fun night out, right? Well, maybe surprisingly it's not only caught on, but has become something of a global phenomenon.
Last week saw us exhibiting for the first time at the National Funeral Exhibition. It was a great opportunity to meet up with other businesses, catch up with old friends and make new ones, and to get a feel for trends and innovations in the funeral industry.