Poppy's
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We believe it’s time to start a more open conversation about death, dying and funerals.

In this blog, we share practical advice and ideas to help you if you are arranging a funeral or experiencing bereavement; as well as fascinating stories, interviews and opinions from the frontlines of death and dying.

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In Conversation

Lorna Marsh from the Lone Twin Network talks to us about the impact of losing a twin, and the support and friendship she has found through the Network.

In Conversation

When a baby or child dies, the whole family grieves. Grandparents often need to care for their own child, while coping with the loss of their grandchild, yet there is little support available for them.

In Conversation

Local humanist celebrant, Tamiko O’Brien, introduces us to the Humanist Funeral Tribute Archive and the great range of life stories that it holds.

In Conversation

We spoke to photographer Noel Yeo about what a photographer can bring to funeral, how photographers can work sensitively and what you should consider when choosing a funeral photographer.

In Conversation

Teddy’s mum Georgina explains how this family faced something that no one should have to: planning their child’s funeral.

In Conversation

We spoke to Bruce Rickards, Heathrow airport chaplain and friend of Poppy’s, about his role providing care for staff and visitors, including for those who are bereaved.