Stitching in Public, Stitching in Private

Stitching in Public, Stitching in Private

I often find myself stitching in public places. I suppose it has become part of my art practice. Although I do have a studio and occasionally work at home, I’m often carting around portable pieces in my bag, along with thread, needles and a pair of scissors.In...
Dying to Know Day – August 8th

Dying to Know Day – August 8th

 Dying To Know Day (August 8th) is an annual day of action dedicated to bringing to life conversations and community actions around death, dying and bereavement founded by The GroundSwell Project. Every year different events are held all over Australia for Dying to...
About Our Volunteers

About Our Volunteers

 Tender Funerals is a community based funeral service. It is through the on going support and contributions of our volunteers that we are able to provide our services at the lowest cost.Part of what we aim to do with Tender is to take our communities understand...
Speaking to children about death

Speaking to children about death

A lot of parents shudder at the thought of having to explain the death of a loved one to their children. I often find myself providing counsel on this conversation. There are some general guidelines that are helpful that I like to use. Do’s: Do be honest with...
Meet your Funeral Director, Amy Sagar

Meet your Funeral Director, Amy Sagar

One of the questions I get asked the most is “how did a young woman like you wind up working in a funeral home?”. I’m not exactly the image that springs into mind when you think ‘funeral director’. I am not old, hunched, male or grumpy. In fact I am the complete...