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Medicine Drum Making Workshop comes to the Central Coast!

I am delighted to announce our medicine drum making workshop here on The Central Coast. The foundation of the workshop and the drum making process revolves around exploring, unpacking, and understanding your own birth. My teacher, Jane Hardwick Collings suggests that by revisiting our birth (our first rite of passage) we can better approach, understand, … Continue reading »

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Calendar of Events – Autumn 2015 – Summer 2016

I am pleased to announce and present The Central Coast End of Life Collectives calendar of events for 2015-2016. Our events are open to everyone, irrespective of health status, religious or spiritual views, or any other “box” society can file us into! We do try to keep our events free from debate about religious views, … Continue reading »

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Sacred Hunger is on Tour!

It’s not the grandest of tours, but it’s a tour none the less!!! I’m pleased to announce that on Saturday 30th May, I will be running my much loved Menarche Healing Workshop in Upper Lansdowne. Not sure where that is? It’s near Taree, Port Macquarie, and Wingham. Tickets are available here: And the flyer is … Continue reading »

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In Memory Of…. an ABC Project

Good morning followers, I have been asked by the ABC to share this information about their awesome project.   As one year finishes and another begins, it’s time to remember and pay tribute the people in our lives who died in 2014. ABC Open invites ABC audiences to submit a photo and story of a person who … Continue reading »

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Death doula….what the??!!

Have you ever wondered exactly what a death doula is? Here’s a great article on the subject. I provide Death Doula services in Sydney, Central Coast and Newcastle areas. I hope you enjoy! Blessed be, Gypsy

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“deathie” tees

Check out Sacred Hunger’s new ‘deathie’ t-shirts  Currently only available in WHITE. Sizes are standard (i.e. a size 10 really does appear to fit like the average size 10. Funny that!) 100% cotton. Check out styles via links below: Ladies: Ladies scoop neck: Men: $25 plus postage, which is $8.25 for 2 -3 shirts (depending on sizes purchased); or … Continue reading »

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As our ‘deathie’ year draws to a close

Hi everyone, This will likely be the final Death Cafe/deathie update for the year. Can you believe it’s nearly 2014??!!!   1. December Death Cafe Thanks to all who attended the December Death Cafe on 10th Dec. As planned we talked about “surviving celebrations when bereaved”, incorporating a little more ceremony and ritual, as has … Continue reading »

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Day of the Dead Community Picnic a SUCCESS!

“Wonderful day….coming together and sharing with each other was very empowering!” “Sharing stories gives us all a glimpse into how grief is embraced or natural. Thank you all for being here today – it’s a courageous step to take.” I can safely say that the Central Coast’s inaugural Day of the Dead Community Picnic was … Continue reading »

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One more sleep until the Central Coast’s inaugural Day of the Dead Community Picnic!

Woy Woy’s `Day of the Dead’ festival to remember loved ones GERALDINE CARDOZO CENTRAL COAST GOSFORD EXPRESS ADVOCATE NOVEMBER 01, 2013 5:00AM Day of the Dead organiser Kim Ryder and Raichyl Bantine hanging photos under the tree in Woy Woy. Source: News Limited   COMEDIAN Spike Milligan once referred to Woy Woy as the “world’s only above-ground cemetery”. … Continue reading »

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11 sleeps till the inaugural Day of the Dead Community Picnic!

I am hoping by now that you have heard about our upcoming Day of the Dead Community Picnic on Saturday 2nd November 2013. In fact, I hope it’s in your diary (in pen!) by now and you’re planning with the family what and who to bring along! When I say “Who?” to bring along, I … Continue reading »

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