Death Cafe profile for Jools Barsky
Location: United Kingdom
About Jools Barsky:
Working with Death Cafe from conception as a founding partner of Impermanence Ltd, sister of Jon Underwood.
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Jools Barsky's posts on the Death Cafe website
New Blog post: Before Jon's funeral - words from Jon's mother-in-law Carol
Posted by Jools Barsky on July 5, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
A tribute to my lovely son-in-law Jon Underwood
You were a special person but it's only now you're gone I realise how special a person you really were.
I was quite intolerant of Death Cafe because I didn't understand it. I'm afraid to say you can still learn lessons no matter how old you are, but just because I didn't understand or agree doesn't make it wrong, it was ...
Posted by Jools Barsky on July 3, 2017, 12:39 p.m. 6 comments
Jon’s family have been overwhelmed by the love and support they have received from the Death Cafe community following Jon’s sudden death this week.
As we have read in so many of the beautiful tributes that have poured in over the last few days, Jon’s work was ground-breaking and pioneering. His funeral will be no exception.
The Jamyang Buddhist Centre in London meant a lot to Jon. He gave up a well ...
Comfort is very hard to find right now, but there is ...
With Jools Barsky
Feb. 27, 2013, 6.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (PST)
So named because of the large number of shipwrecks that have occured on its rocky shores.
But despite the ominous name, it is still frequented by budding surfers looking for a thrill-ride!
We're all about embracing new media, and we now have our very own Pinterest page with all sorts of intriguing deathy things!
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It's been two years since this project began, and to see where it started and where it is today makes me beam with pride.
It is all thanks to the wonderful death-chat devoutee Jon Underwood, and all the fantastic contributors across the globe who have put so much time into making Death Cafe such a huge success.
Congratulations Jon, your new site is exceptionally elegant and exciting, informative and professional.
Can't wait to ...
In the search for a cool new background to adorn our site, I came across this beauty from designer TopNinja. And how true it is!
If one must, this sounds like a good way to go
After watching this weeks' episode of Human Planet on the BBC, I was intrigued to see the discussion of a practice known as "sky burial", as mentioned in our earlier post. In the mountains of Nepal, the high altitudes prevent Buddhists from practicing their usual method of body disposal (cremation) and so alternative methods are sought.
The deceased is taken to a remote part of the mountains and a ritual is performed by a specialist ...