Admin wrote a new post, Sharing our vision for Bereavement Leave in Australia 1 week, 2 days ago
We had a great conversation with Community Radio Station 3CR, thanks so much for having us!
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We don’t often think about how much time we can take off work when a loved one dies. It’s a time we are vulnerable and just taking one step at a time, just trying to get through the next bit. The reality is, we […]
We believe that many employers and groups support their employees and teams with great bereavement leave support. We believe that they are ahead of the National Employment Standards, and we would love to hear from […]
Our lost loved ones are never far from our thoughts. At times it seems like they are all around us, and the memories come thick and fast, as if bursting out of our tear ducts and rolling down our cheeks, each tear […]
Holly is the name of our lost loved one. Today is one year since I buried our feline family member and tonight we lit some sage and rosemary and an incense stick each to place and sit by her grave. Oddly I was interrupted by a cat who came to visit, one that usually runs away but tonight this cat was so friendly I felt as though it was a messenger bringing love from beyond.
I did not learn of my father’s death until two days after he died.
I was in hospital giving birth to my first child, and had been there for a couple of weeks due to high blood pressure. My father (who was a […]
“Breathe”.. Is the first part of the statement tattooed on my left shoulder.
“The left side of the body is often regarded as the feminine side, the receiving side, where you take in. It represents, among other […]
This story is about my Nan, but not exactly, it’s about a pair of earrings that were given to me after she died. She was born in another time, 1905 to be exact, in hot and dry Narrandera in New South Wales, […]
Admin wrote a new post, Near, far, wherever you are, my heart will go on…… 11 months ago
In the middle of an archaeology dig in Rennes, France in 2013, researchers stumbled upon an unusual find. In the sealed lead lined coffin of a noble woman, named Louise De Quengo, Lady of Brefeillac, a lead […]
A chance conversation about the weather between a filmmaker, a multimedia specialist and a psychotherapist birthed Memoleaves. We want to create projects highlighting and documenting the power of the lived […]
It is our hope that this site helps to take away the taboo of death, by providing a platform for people to express their personal experiences of an end of life.
Celebration, sadness, compassion, love, hate, […]