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The Diabolical Hounds of Richard Cabell and the Commemoration of Arson: Buckfastleigh Church

During last month’s two-day conference on the Past in its Place at Buckfast Abbey, Devon there was scheduled an excursion on foot up the steep slopes of the nearby hill to the south of the modern abbey to visit the beautiful churchyard and ruined church of Holy Trinity, Buckfastleigh. 958 more words

Places And Landscapes

In a Country Churchyard

Folly of Love

I wasn’t really angry and bitter

over your nude posts on Twitter

and I should never have looked

at what you do on Facebook… 50 more words


Gresford church and the archaeology of memory

I love Gresford church. Situated in Wrexham borough, it is a complex and long-term place of worship with many dimensions to its commemorative history. Today, I visited the church and churchyard with my current… 657 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

The Sun Is Always Rising

The Sun Is Always Rising

An empty churchyard filled with memories

And the twists of fate find us oceans apart

Broken dreams fill passing nights… 158 more words


Walking Through St. Paul's Churchyard in Manhattan

The rain and wind attacked the stones
That marked where George and Sarah rest.
Somewhere their flesh and fragile bones
Decayed.  The gravestones did their best… 27 more words


The Beauty of St John's Churchyard

Churchyards are special places. They often contain a rich diversity of plant and animal life, they are important places for archaeology and history, they often have distinctive and veteran trees and they provide a tranquil place for quiet reflection. 277 more words

St John's Church