Talking
Death

We believe it’s time to start a more open conversation about death and what it means to us today. There’s so much room to explore what feels meaningful and what our choices really are. This blog is a place to share new ideas, practical advice, and stories from the frontlines of death and dying.

Ideas & Guidance

One really common question we get asked is how long it takes to arrange a funeral. While the answer depends on what kind of funeral you’re hoping for, there are options you can choose which can help things happen faster. We’ve broken down the factors that can affect timing to give you a better idea of what to expect.

In Conversation

Would you like to build your own coffin? Meet Jane Morgan and Ruth Valentine, two funeral celebrants who co-founded the north London branch of Coffin Club. They talk feminism and death care, funeral poverty and learning how to live with death.

In Focus

Our founder Poppy Mardall reflects on the heartache and privilege of supporting people through their grief during Covid-19.

Ideas & Guidance

Seasonal grief is a topic that doesn’t get enough attention. But for many grieving people, the festive season can be an especially challenging time. Here are some things that may be helpful to keep in mind if you’re struggling with seasonal grief.

Ideas & Guidance

During Covid-19, more people than ever are planning to hold memorials. But what exactly is a memorial and how is it different from a funeral service? Here’s everything you need to know along with our tips for making sure the day feels meaningful.

In Conversation

Sisters Sas and Yvonne lost their mum Angela to Covid-19. They describe a surreal diagnosis and why caring for their mother in the mortuary helped them grieve.