What is it like to die?

Caring for someone who is dying can be frightening on so many levels. As if having to deal with unfamiliar practicalities, exhaustion,...

Talking death over coffee

Ever heard of a Death Cafe? Sounds weird, right? The dead don’t drink coffee – at least, I don’t think so. They...

To doula or not to doula?

I first became aware of the end of life doula movement about four years ago and was delighted to subsequently read an...

Diary of a Doula

For many years I blogged under a pseudonym and found that it brought me as much joy as it seemed to bring...