We were devastated to learn that Jon Underwood, the founder of the Death Cafe movement, died on Tuesday. Jon wholeheartedly believed that engaging with death is both important and overlooked so made it his mission to encourage society to embrace death as part of life. His life’s work was the Death Cafe
Yesterday, I spent the day visiting our latest funeral director who has joined the list of those who are ‘Recommended by the GFG’ – Bennetts Funeral Directors in Essex, and met most of the lovely staff there, including Leigh Tanner, who has just recently set up a family support group
A report by Matilda Munro This blog post is an adapted version of a project completed by Matilda Munro in October 2016 as part of her Natural Sciences BSc at the Open University. In the United Kingdom there are two main methods for disposing of the dead: cremation and burial.