A good death: a compassionate and practical guide to prepare for the end of life started with an idea – very much from my own personal experience – that I wanted to share. It was the wonderful people at Murdoch Books, with special championing from Corinne Roberts, who encouraged and supported me as I turned […]
We were a small group on September 18, 2019. It was cosy, just like a book club, with about 11 of us. Anne Lingafelter hosted, raising more than $1000 for cancer research through Can Too which has already raised $22 million. We want to fight cancer deaths, just as much as we want to understand […]
At Secret Book Stuff we had a conversation about the good death, as the sun set spectacularly on Friday the thirteenth.
We challenged – each other and policy makers… …to help improve the way end-of-life services are delivered in this country. But we – both the panel and the audience – shared deeply personal stories, starting with that of our wonderful interviewer Melissa Reader. She interviewed Dr Suharsha Kanathigoda, Director of Palliative Care, ACT, and me. […]
Sutherland Library’s meeting room was filled to capacity with about 100 people on August 8, 2019, and the Death Cafe organised by Home Instead’s Karen Buckley was fully subscribed within days of being advertised. Karen and her team had worked tirelessly to show people the importance of being well prepared. To that end, Karen included […]