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Greyfriars: The city of the dead

It is the cemetery where fans of Harry Potter leave notes at the grave of Thomas Riddell, thought to be the inspiration behind Voldemort. It is said that JK Rowling got the inspiration for young Voldemort’s name from the grave of Thomas Riddell when she was wandering around Edinburgh’s Greyfriars cemetery. 623 more words

Black Mausoleum

THE DEAD OWN THE NIGHT

THE DEAD OWN THE NIGHT

The Dead own the night

until the day breaks and

the shadows flee away.

1 Cat, 2 Dogs & a Tangle of Lanes

22 April 2014 — Can you guess I’m back in Toronto? Hasn’t that title a Toronto sort of ring to it? Especially the “lanes” part of it… 1,071 more words

Photography

Earth cradle

After my death, dear love, forget me quite,
For you in me can nothing worthy prove;
Unless you would devisesome virtuous lie,
To do more for me than mine own desert, 55 more words

Hamilton graves in Dalserf Kirkyard

If you’ve looked at the picture album of my trip to Dalserf here - http://www.stuarthamilton.co.uk/Dalserf/ - you’ll have seen some Hamilton tombstones. Here are the inscriptions, to the best of my ability to read them. 229 more words

Family

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Six foot cross carving
Rough-cut stone against my palm
An orange dress—there

Looking out for you

I’ve realized that this blog has helped me a lot in my journey to become a good photographer. Like today for example, I’m tired, but I want to blog consistently so got myself together and turned on my laptop. 68 more words

Belgium