Death Cafe blog

Re-Designing Grief Together

Posted Tuesday 07 June 2022 Written by Clo

Hi everyone, I am a 21 years old girl from Italy and I am a designer.

I've been attending death cafès because of my mother's death one year and a half ago, and I have decided to do something about it, about the way we grief: without ...

Can a materialistic view of life and death provide a source of inspiration? Of comfort?

Posted Sunday 29 May 2022 Written by fredbsmith


I find I cannot choose what I believe; some things strike me as believable and others not.  The world presents its own truths, and I have integrity to the extent that my beliefs align with these truths and honesty to the extent that I openly avow them.




I cannot accept ...

Planning After a Terminal Illness Diagnosis

Posted Tuesday 05 April 2022 Written by Lucille123

At a Death Cafe (, people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. The goal is to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives. Reach out ( today to find out ...

Why make films about death?

Posted Thursday 03 March 2022 Written by barryjgibb

I absolutely love making films. I've worked in a lab, teasing apart the cellular basis of life and written a book about the brain but the act of capturing real life, then editing it to create a story reigns supreme. And, while it's lovely to get paid to ...

Will We Be Bored In Heaven?

Posted Friday 28 January 2022 Written by michaelburke

by Michael Burke



Most of us hope that after we die we go to some sort of after-life. It might be Heaven, or paradise or some spiritual realm where there is nothing but love and peace. Whatever it is we imagine it’s way better then life ...

5 Beautiful Ways to Remember Your Dog

Posted Monday 20 December 2021 Written by Jools

Although your pet might seem full of life right now, one day they will die. Their eyes will lose their sparkle, their tail will grow still, and their life will slip away. Losing your pet can seem unbearably painful, but it’s something you need to prepare yourself for if ...

why death is a taboo?!

Posted Saturday 30 October 2021 Written by Doaa

Hello! I am a Doaa and I love to talk about “death” from all angles and "point of views"! Death is a rich topic that raises a lot of different opinions and "fears"! One of the most interesting things, neuroscientifly speaking, is that about our "survival" mechanism! We, as a ...

Getting over the name

Posted Friday 22 October 2021 Written by griefwellies

Now more than ever we are aware of how easily life can change. The Pandemic has taught us many things and thrown us in urgent discussions around death and dying that we probably never thought we would. Most of you probably think you get it, you understand it, you know ...

So long!

Posted Friday 08 October 2021 Written by josefine

Dear all,

I hope you are well.
After 9 years of Death Cafes I have decided it is time for me to step back.
November and December will be the last monthly Death Cafes I am hosting.
Thank you all for inspiring conversations and time we shared over these past ...

What does it mean to learn?

Posted Sunday 18 July 2021 Written by

I just watched New York Syndicate, and it's making me feel closer to the reality of death. Today was a day with many thoughts and emotions and fears. None of them had to do with death however. What is the meaning of life? Is there a meaning to my ...

To facilitate or to join in?

Posted Sunday 23 May 2021 Written by deathcafewirral

I've run a few Death Cafe events over the past couple of years both in person before the pandemic and online afterwards.

This blog post isn't so much a post imparting wisdom but a question to others running Death Cafe events on their experience with being the facilitator ...

6 signs of the dead souls

Posted Monday 17 May 2021 Written by elmaya


When a loved one dies, the relatives are grieved. And sometimes the bereaved wonder if there is life after death. Is this soul well and where is it now? The bereaved are only too happy to wish for a sign from the afterlife. A token of the deceased person and ...

Seshendra Sharma : Story Of Life : 1927 - 2007

Posted Monday 17 May 2021 Written by saatyaki

Visionary Poet of the Millennium

An Indian poet Prophet

Seshendra Sharma

October 20th, 1927 - May 30th, 2007


eBooks :


Rivers and poets
Are veins and arteries
Of a country.
Rivers flow ...

Just what is life and what is its connection to death?

Posted Monday 03 May 2021 Written by TravellingStrawberry

Do dreams exist beyond life and death. Or are they some blending of the two. An interesting question is posed.

How do you know if you are even alive at all? Let me try to break it down. What is life? From what I understand life is a cooperation of ...

Self hatred and depression

Posted Saturday 17 April 2021 Written by K1tty

Hello, i am 16 and I've been wanting to talk about suicide for a long time. I fear that if i do i will be ridiculed by others. I don't know where to start. I used to workout to become more likeable. It did help become me more ...

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