- Category: Death Customs and Practices
According to Ten News dotted around Australia are almost 360 'death cafes', where people meet to chat about their finite mortality over a hot cuppa.
Death isn't your average conversation starter, but hundreds of death cafe facilitators are working to bring it out of the taboo and into the mainstream.
Vickie Hingston-Jones is an end-of-life doula who decided to move from birthing to end-of-life work after attending over 350 births, including multiple miscarriages.
In less than 10 years, death cafes have spread throughout Europe, Australia and America, with almost 8,700 death cafes in 65 countries.