Talking
Death

We believe it’s time to start a more open conversation about death and what it means to us today. This blog is a place to share new ideas, practical advice, and stories from the frontlines of death and dying.

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Ideas & Guidance

In many cultures, bringing someone home before their funeral is an important part of the process of saying goodbye. Here, we answer some common questions about what happens and explain what you need to know.

Ideas & Guidance

Hearing a song they loved, smelling the perfume they always wore, or eating their favourite food, can bring back memories of someone special. That’s why we encourage people to think about all five senses when planning a funeral.

Ideas & Guidance

If you choose full, flexible support from Poppy's, the first thing we do is arrange a time to meet with you. But what happens at those meetings, why are they important and what can you expect from us?

Ideas & Guidance

The starting point for every funeral should be the personality of the person who has died. Every aspect of the funeral — from coffins to celebrants, flowers to vehicles — can be tailored to suit what’s right for you. Here are seven ways to get started.

Ideas & Guidance

We explain why this personal and eco-friendly option to replace a traditional hearse is growing in popularity.

In Focus

Our Client and Operations Lead, Emily, tells us about her job, what she’s learnt so far during her time at Poppy’s so far and why she enjoys talking to people about working in death care.