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Fear of public speaking?

Fear of public speaking?

You are one half of the happy couple, or you are the bereaved, or perhaps you are new parents…so, at some point, you ARE going to be the focus of the room. Gulp The internal dialogue may have gone… “OMG I’m engaged…I feel amazing!”  (shortly followed by) “OMG I now...

Divorcing us from Death?

Divorcing us from Death?

Divorcing us from Death? or Lifestyle choice beyond the grave.The pandemic has challenged peoples views of dying, death AND being ‘disposed of’.  Our view, our assumptions, and our lack of knowledge, have all be forced into the spotlight.  The biggest worry I’ve...

I know it felt right

I know it felt right

Weddings, funeral, namings and everything in-between… to be honest, people don’t really remember the details. They only really remember what’s important to them.  For the guests, quite often it’s the music. For my clients - it’s the feeling.  The feeling of LOVE - be...

Bridegroom, Groomsman and Ushers

Bridegroom, Groomsman and Ushers

There are the obvious duties of the Bridegrooms party such as organizing the stag and the speeches, but what are the duties on the wedding day?  Specifically, what are the duties at the ceremony?The BEST MAN  Firstly – it’s to get the groom there!  Soberly for...

Outside wedding

Outside wedding

With outside weddings opening up, it’s not just ‘whimsical weddings’ that can be outside.   Whilst I love a bit of fairy dust, lanterns and flower crowns  (I always feel left out and want a flower crown myself when taking a wedding :-0)  … you can also weave in lace...

Death by Sat Nav!

Death by Sat Nav!

I mean  - seriously!  Its actually something that is appearing on death certificates!   More so in the States than in Britain  - but the UK have some equally alarming records of deaths.  I know I have made ‘light’ of it in my opening line, but I actually had to STOP...

A good place to die

A good place to die

It has been Dying Matters week this week in the UK and the focus this year was on ‘A good place to die’.   Over the week I have talked about our line of duty and what drives us. I have done my Wednesday night live discussing how death is getting divorced from the...

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