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Mount Vernon - a repose of peace and a post for (Gurkha) peacekeepers

Located west of Potong Pasir, Mount Vernon is a small, quiet hill.

Named for former British Navy  Admiral Edward Vernon,

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Mount Vernon is shorthand in Singapore as the site of one of only two crematoriums in Singapore, the Mount Vernon Crematorium. 468 more words

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Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughty

Morbid? Certainly. Insistently, even. I’ve never read a book quite so explicitly preoccupied with dying before.

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes is an autobiography of Caitlin Doughty’s experience working in Westwind Crematorium and Burial. 163 more words

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Why does Lord Shiva Sits in Smashana or Cremation Ground ?????

Shiva is also known as ‘Shmashana Adhipati’ which means ‘the one who rules the crematorium’. It is said that Shiva is the inhabitant of the cremation ground.  271 more words
Mythology

Things Are Hotting Up!

As I write I am sitting in the red hot sun enjoying a cool beer. To be fair I thought we had seen the last of the summer so this is a nice surprise. 752 more words

The Lord is near

On Tuesday we took time to remember my Uncle David who passed away a few weeks back.

As I was reading Philippians this morning the picture I’d taken came to mind. 119 more words

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Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Caitlin Doughty

Well this cover gets a big fat yes. I hadn’t heard  a word about what this book was about, and then I saw some celeb on Instagram clutching one, and straight away I thought, … 345 more words

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sanchit arora’s speculative shadow spaces crematorium

sanchit arora’s speculative shadow spaces crematorium

sanchit arora’s speculative shadow spaces crematorium

architect sanchit arora of indian firm renesa, speculates on the state of contemporary crematoriums in his thesis work, ‘the shadow spaces’ 215 more words

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