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St Thomas Centre, Ardwick

Wednesday 6th May 2015, 12.50pm (day 1,350)

The St Thomas’ Centre, where I did some work today, is a converted church, and its front yard is paved with these grave markers. 31 more words

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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


Spring cleaning

The dogs are barking at me from next door to the cemetery after a long quiet winter. One of the first warm breezy days in April and the peepers and wood frogs are frantically seeking mates filling the silence with their urgent calls. 74 more words


Inscriptions from a Family Cemetery

Our darling

We loved this tender little one
and would have wished her stay
but let our Father’s will be done.
She shines in endless day… 318 more words


History rarely rests forever: a ramble with Iain Sinclair in Abney Park Cemetery

WHILE Iain Sinclair points out the imposing Egyptian pillars outside the cemetery, which represent the gates of paradise, something remarkable happens.

A white hearse rumbles by, up Stamford Hill, followed by a white cortege, with dozens of motorcyclists dressed in billowing white t-shirts. 962 more words

Is This Field Stone a Marker for Joseph Underwood's Wife?

Though we found an article reporting that his wife was buried in the Old Center Cemetery, we did not find her name in the Hale Gravestone Records. 41 more words