Wishes about organ donation and the twist in advance care directives.

Operation being performed

In Australia, your advance care directive wishes about organ donation won’t be followed if you haven’t taken one crucial extra step. You need to register your donation at, even though you’ve clearly stated in your advance care directive that you want to donate your organs. DonateLife explains. It seems … Read more

Reflecting on grief for Body and Soul.

We were reflecting on grief recently, when Cockatoo Media’s Body and Soul podcast’s Jason Dasey and Alex Hyndman Hill interviewed me. If you’d like to listen, here is the interview. Alex asked about the good death. “A Good death is defined differently from one group to another. In our culture … Read more

A life affirming book about death – with Murdoch Books

Corinne Roberts and Margaret Rice at Murdoch Books

It’s been quiet around here for a little while because I’ve been working on an exciting project with Murdoch Books. Murdoch Books will be publishing my life affirming book about death in 2019. We agree that dying well is part of the brand’s mission to help people ‘live life well’. … Read more