What happens if I die alone at home?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / August 9, 2023 /

‘What happens if I die alone at home?” is a question that was posed in our Facebook group, Before I Go: End of Life Conversations. Sadly, if you haven’t thought about this in advance, then what happened to Grace’s Dad could happen to you or someone you know. He was living alone,  aged 74,  was…

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What IS a living funeral?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / July 1, 2023 /

Look at this clip of Kris Hellenga, who had a living funeral and Jane Duncan Rogers who speaks about them afterwards A living funeral is just like you might imagine your own funeral to be.  But instead of you being dead in a coffin you are still fully alive and enjoying the event. You’ll be…

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What Happens (To My Work) When You Die?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / June 6, 2023 /

When you are self-employed, or have a small business, what happens to your work when you die is a bit more complex than if you are an employee. For instance, if you are a health practitioner, or a professional who has clients, what would happen to those clients if you die suddenly?  Or even die…

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3 Tips On Talking To Someone Who Is Dying

By Jane Duncan Rogers / January 26, 2023 /

How Do You Talk To Someone Who Is Dying? How on earth do we talk with someone who is dying? Selena was becoming more and more frail. It was clear that, though in good spirits, her body was nearing the end of her life. She kept having visits to hospital, and had recently had a…

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6 unusual ways to have a more enjoyable Christmas and festive season

By Jane Duncan Rogers / December 19, 2022 /

6 unusual ways to have a more enjoyable Christmas and festive season Traditionally, it is a time when, according to the media, life is good, filled with blessings, and enjoyment is had by all. But the actuality, as you well know, may be a little different, and for some people this time of year is…

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Securing training funding – Interview with Emma Satchell

By Karen Luedtke / October 14, 2022 /

Imagine receiving funding for your BIGS Facilitator Training? That’s exactly what happened to one of our licenced facilitators! Emma Satchell was successful securing training funding for her place on our BIGS End of Life Plan Facilitator Training. Emma is now one of our certified and licenced facilitators. Read our Interview with Emma to find out…

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How to get creative with funding your BIGS Facilitator Training

By Karen Luedtke / September 21, 2022 /

Are you keen to do the BIGS End of Life Planning Facilitator Training but don’t have the means to pay right now? Here’s what to do…

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The Queen's Funeral, Excellent Planning

The Queen’s Funeral, Excellent Planning

By Jane Duncan Rogers / September 20, 2022 /

The Queen’s Last Message Huw Edwards on BBC TV was speaking about the Queen having approved everything that was happening yesterday with her funeral. Obviously, for such a huge occasion, planning is essential, and it has been in place for decades (known under the code name London Bridge). It impacts the armed forces, security, logistics,…

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Lessons From The Queen’s Death Plan

By Jane Duncan Rogers / September 16, 2022 /

Learning From The Queen’s Death The lessons we can learn from our Queen’s death and apply to our own mini-realms of family, friends and property. During her reign, the Queen has given us examples of many kinds of things that remind us we are all human. Even in her final years, maybe not intentionally, she…

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Elizabeth II has died – what happens now?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / September 10, 2022 /

A Plan Nobody Wanted But Was Always Necessary Queen Elizabeth has died – what happens now is something that has been known about for many, many years. The Queen’s funeral plans, nicknamed ‘London Bridge’ now comes into operation. This well-thought through plan will be followed by all those involved in managing the lead up to…

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