Talking about and Reflecting on Death

# I Choose Comfort Care

I am very fortunate to have had a very happy, healthy and fulfilling life.  I don’t think it is my time yet and certainly I don’t want to leave – too much to do – but having spent the last 10 years immersed in the subject of death and dying, I know it doesn’t always … Read more

Jackie Dunn


A couple of years ago I helped my friend Jackie with her Advance Plan before she went off travelling the world.
In October 2018 she received a terminal diagnosis, and when I spoke to her shortly after, she said how thankful she was that she’d done her plan because she now wouldn’t have the energy to do it.
Ever the teacher, coach, mentor and adventurer, she made this film which she graciously allowed me to share with you.  Jackie died early in 2019.

Sue W – End of Life Doula

Is there life after death?

photo - exiting a cave into daylight to represent the question about an afterlife

Keeping this short and sweet. People often say, ‘you must find it difficult when someone has died’.  This is how I look at it.  Being with someone who is dying is the most magical experience there is. You connect with that person heart to heart – all the day to day trivia and trials become … Read more

A Peaceful Death

image of rainbow colours on water

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 … Read more