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Clare Davies
Freelance
Clare Davies is writing a memoir about her experiences with epilepsy as part of her PhD at Goldsmiths, University of London. She also writes a blog on tea, cake and death. She lives in Hove, by the sea.

Written by Clare Davies

Essay/
Death
The Death Café

Death has become too sanitised. It needs raucous laughter and a little bit of living to make it real again

Clare Davies