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DEATH IS NATURAL: 5 ECO-FRIENDLY THINGS TO DO WITH YOUR BODY WHEN YOU DIE

By Linda Cull • July 25th, 2016

If you’d like your last hurrah to mean something sustainable and everlasting, then please, read on. This is very personal, it’s about your decomposition and what effect your funeral will have on the planet. In America, 2.5 million people die a year. In England, the figure is about 500,000 people and in Australia, 140,000. What this means is there’s a staggering number of caskets going into the ground made of woods,Read more…

A SACRED GARDEN IN MEMORY OF LOVED ONES PASSED

By Linda Cull • March 4th, 2016

Have you ever thought about creating a sacred garden? Something a little like Wendy Whiteley’s majestic Secret Garden. What a brilliant example of sacred, living art it is! Wendy was the wife, muse and model of iconic Australian artist Brett Whiteley. Together they lived in a gorgeous mansion in Lavender Bay with views of Sydney harbour. When Brett died in 1992, Wendy channelled her grief into restoring a large stretch ofRead more…

GREG FOX’S REMARKABLE AFTER-DEATH COMMUNICATION

By Linda Cull • February 18th, 2016

Death is an inevitable companion of life. When it comes time to pass, and if you had half the chance, wouldn’t you try to let your loved ones know that you’d made it out of this life and into the next, ok, if you could? In the same way, as a son or daughter might call their parents from a foreign land, to let them know of their safe arrival, wouldn’t yourRead more…

WHEN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HITS HOME IT’S EVERYBODY’S BUSINESS

By Linda Cull • January 21st, 2016

Ms. Graziella Daillér, 48, was killed by her ex-partner, Dion Muir, the step-son of a football star, who also took his own life, on or about Thursday 15 May 2014. Mr. Muir was a repetitive abuser, who breached an intervention order issued against him and was allowed to repeatedly torment her after she left the relationship in 2012. I encountered the spirit of Ms. Daillér and consequently, domestic violence becameRead more…