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Notice the Daffodils

Notice the Daffodils

If you are a regular reader of my blog, you will know that it mainly focuses on death and technology, however there are times when I wander from these topics sometimes, and whilst this post 'Notice the Daffodils' can be linked to these subjects the link is very...

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Power of Attorney

Power of Attorney

Following on from my previous blog post ‘Head in the Sand’ which discusses the denial of death and ageing, I am actively encouraging you to think about planning for end of life in several different ways. This is one of the areas that procrastination takes a grip and...

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Head in the Sand

Head in the Sand

When I was studying, I read excerpts of a book by Ernest Becker called The Denial of Death. The book, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1974, focuses on how humans develop strategies to ignore any awareness of their mortality and vulnerability so that they can keep up a...

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Who is your next of kin?

Who is your next of kin?

The question 'who is your next of kin' came up for me recently when a family member was in hospital. When you are in a hospital in the emergency department or admitted to a ward this question is always asked, so that they have contact details of a close family member....

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Thomas Hood

Thomas Hood

Thomas Hood (23 May 1799 – 3 May 1845) Thomas Hood was an English poet, born above a bookshop in Poultry, London. His first literary works were published when he was aged just fifteen. He worked in a countinghouse (accountants office) and briefly as an engraver before...

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Getting Married?

Getting Married?

Are you getting married in 2020?  You may have organised the wedding venue, the outfits, the flowers, but probably not arranged to have a will written or re-written. This is probably not something that is a priority, but it is a very important step that you should...

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Christmas Grief

Christmas Grief

I read this blog post this morning and it reminded me that it is easy to forget how Christmas can often be a very difficult time for people. The pressure to be festive happy at Christmas time is huge, but if the anniversary of a loved one's death coincides with this...

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