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A Peaceful Death

I am going to call the person I was privileged to have spent 3 months with Ron and change some of the details to respect his privacy.  Ron was a divorced man with 3 adult children 1 boy and 2 girls. His Son and his young family lived in Australia.  His two daughters were living …

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Training to Be a Doula

After enrolling on the Foundation course my thoughts immediately began to turn to the training, as I wondered how on earth I would be trained to become an End of Life Doula. Little did I know this training was going to change the direction of my life. Throughout the course of my varied career I …

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Advance Planning for life until the very end

Over the years I’ve had sadness, belly laughs, nostalgia, regret, transitory deep and meaningful conversations about death and dying. With friends and people I love we’ve had wine-fuelled banter and sober dialogue. We’ve speculated on: dramatic, rock star endings, what to have as a last supper (mine’s a 1970s style prawn cocktail followed by crème …

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