Why ‘Death & Birds’?

Because they’re the two things that preoccupy me most. I’m an End-of-Life Doula and I also have the extraordinary privilege of caring for baby birds at a Wildlife Rescue centre; so I have some experience with both.

What happens if I subscribe to Death & Birds?

Each post will drop magically into your inbox. During Autumn and Winter (in the Northern Hemisphere), posts arrive every 10 or so days. In Spring and Summer they are weekly.

What will the posts be about?

Death & Birds. There may be the occasional solo-Death or solo-Birds post, but they’ll usually touch on both. My friend, and fellow writer,

wrote the below post about my writing, and I’ve been trying to live up to it ever since:

Adam Nathan
Death & Birds: Chloe Hope
If you aren't already familiar with Chloe Hope and her writing at Death & Birds, it's my pleasure to introduce an exceptional writer. Chloe works as an end-of-life doula and volunteers for a wildlife rescue organization. The one, quiet attendance of souls uncoiling, the other, the delicate feeding of hatchling robins from the fine tip of a paintbrush. D…
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The birds I have the honour of caring for are at Folly Wildlife Centre. If you would like to make a donation to support the profoundly important work that they do, here is the place to do so.

If you would like to get in touch, you can also find me over at Liminal Companion

Yours in aimless flight,


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Chloe Hope

End of Life doula, baby bird feeder, writes about Death & Birds 🪶