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

Have you ever considered choosing a natural burial ground? Natural burial grounds gently return people to the earth without using embalming or non-biodegradable coffins. They’re usually found in green spaces like forests, meadows or parkland. Natural burial grounds can be absolutely stunning and are a brilliant choice if you’re planning an environmentally-friendly funeral. There are so many wonderful options to choose from, but here are some of our favourites.

Ideas & Guidance

Women have played a hugely important role in the history of how we care for people who are dead or dying. It’s time to celebrate their work, from the pioneers of the hospice movement to the doctors and inventors changing how we think about death and dying today.

Ideas & Guidance

Charity Garnett is a palliative care nurse working in mid-Wales. She has been working to improve community support for people who are grieving. Her dad died when she was 15, so she knows the grieving ground well. She shares her professional advice on what to be prepared for when you’re grieving and a guide to what can help, especially during Covid-19.

Ideas & Guidance

We know that having to change your funeral plans because of Covid-19 can feel extremely hard. It may be comforting to remember that funerals can still be personal and meaningful, even if the experience is different than you’d originally imagined. We’ve put together a list of ideas that other families have found helpful, along with guidance on how to plan an alternative funeral that feels right for you.

Ideas & Guidance

While there are still a lot of unknowns about Covid-19, we’ve put together a list of answers to common questions. We’ll look at funerals, family visits, and alternative ceremonies. Everything is changing very quickly and we’ll do our absolute best to keep this resource up-to-date.