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As well as fundraising for the Festival, I love to both volunteer and conduct ceremonies at Westmill, and for the past year I have been Liz’s tour manager for her one woman show Outside the Box. Liz and I first met in the 1990s when our children were small, but it wasn’t until her book launch in 2020 that we reconnected. Instantly inspired by her book and her work at Westmill Burial Ground, I wanted to get involved.
I’ve spent the past 20 years in the South of France with my family as a milliner and a wedding planner. Back in the UK post-Brexit I’ve retrained as a celebrant for weddings and funerals and divide my time between working in France and England.
My own mother’s death when I was just 7 years
old has given me a huge appreciation of the gift of life and a desire to make
the most of it. I also strongly believe that we should all be talking more
about death and grief, and in so doing, reduce the confusion, discomfort and
mystery that surround them.