Let’s talk about death, darling!

Let’s talk about death, darling!

Talking about our inevitable death and our wishes after the event, is not usually included in light conversation for date night.  Despite us all knowing that we will die, many of us never let our loved ones know what we hope for at the end of our life. As a Celebrant,...
Your funeral isn’t all about you!

Your funeral isn’t all about you!

I visited a client recently who asked me to help them plan a remembrance service for their partner who had died, because there had been no funeral. The partner had expressed in his Will that he wanted his body cremated with no fuss and no service. No doubt, he thought...
Poems for a Funeral or Life Celebration

Poems for a Funeral or Life Celebration

There are so many beautiful poems for a life celebration. Some will lift everyone up and make them smile with fond memories. Others will reduce you all to tears as they remind you of your loss. Knowing which poems to include as you plan a life celebration can set the...

What is a Life Celebration?

Funerals and Life Celebrations are not the same thing. You may hear Celebrants and Funeral Directors referring to them as though they were. However, it is important to understand that a Life Celebration is bespoke, has no set format or timing and can be carried out...