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Chateau Haut-Mayne 2006: Bordeaux Blend from Graves

I have always found Bordeaux intimidated. It could be the typically high price, the complicated classification system, or the cheap and tasteless bottles I’ve had before that deterred me. 514 more words


Graveside Tour

Things that go bump in the night… (in the night)

Things that go bump in the night… (in the night)

Whatever we fear will give us a fright… 234 more words

Just in case...

Mortsafes were invented in about 1816, and were designed to protect graves from body-snatchers. Authorities turned a blind eye to the grave-rifling because surgeons and students were working to advance medical knowledge.


Why authors should stick to writing

Gravestones stacked around a tree which has grown up since part of the St. Pancras burial ground was cleared in the 1860’s to make way for the London & Midland railway line. 12 more words


Apparently, the hospital never got the discharge orders reversed, and David’s nurse spent the evening arguing to get him a bed which never happened, so he ended up staying in the ICU all night. 427 more words

Graves Disease

Small Graves in the Garden - Horror Flash Fiction

Story idea: Little Graves in the Garden

From “Young Goodman Brown” by Nathaniel Hawthorne

“This night it shall be granted you to know their secret deeds: how hoary-bearded elders of the church have whispered wanton words to the young maids of their household; how many a woman, eager for widows’ weeds, has given her husband a drink at bedtime and let him sleep his last sleep in her bosom; how beardless youths have made haste to inherit their fathers’ wealth; and how fair damsels — blush not, sweet ones – have dug little graves in the garden, and bidden me, the sole guest, to an infant’s funeral.” 738 more words