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From Fear to Here

Reading Time: 5 minutes The Buddhists say two things are certain in life: We’re all going to die. We don’t know when. I shared this with a friend once, as he was leaving my house; it was one of the last things I said to him. He died suddenly shortly after. Like me, he was somewhat death-phobic, and ‘talking […]

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AofA People: Caroline Rosie Dent – End of Life Doula, Death Cafe Host, Jeweller

Reading Time: 4 minutes Caroline Rosie Dent, 59, was one of our guests at the Death Dinner (screened tonight for the first time at Barts Pathology Museum). She is an end of life Doula, a jeweller and a death cafe host. Be warned – if you’re courting Caroline, never bring her cheap chocolate! WHAT IS YOUR NAME? Caroline Rosie […]

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My First Death Café

Reading Time: 5 minutes There’s a gathering buzz around the Death Café phenomenon – there have been 3859 in 40 countries including Iceland and South Korea – and so when one was announced in my ‘hood and in the perfect location, Kensal Green Cemetery’s Dissenter’s Chapel*, I knew I had to go. After all, I have said on numerous […]