Death Cafe profile for Kiran Sidhu

New Blog post: Two years is nothing when you’ve lost your mum

Posted by Kiran Sidhu on March 1, 2017, 8:36 a.m. 1 comment

Two years on I see my mother's untimely death as a defining moment in my life; it has changed me, shaped me, taken away any innocence, swamped me, it has filled my mind, taken my heart hostage and changed the past. I say it has changed the past because memories of past events, before she died, have changed. Otherwise innocuous memories have become painful, because they are memories of what was before, before it ...

New Blog post: Death & Grief

Posted by Kiran Sidhu on March 26, 2015, 6:14 p.m. 15 comments

No one told me about the physical pain I would feel from losing my mother. The umbilical cord that connected me to my mother, and to the world, has been brutally severed and the world as I knew it is no more. It has become a veritable jungle that I must try to navigate and find shelter, but there is no map and I’m without a compass.


I can pinpoint exactly when my mother ...