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Disparate Siblings

Five headstones that are on one family plot. I wonder if they got on in life – their headstones suggest some differences..

I spent a lot of time in cemeteries yesterday, with… 49 more words


"Just Always Be Waiting for Me" ~J.M. Barrie (Peter Pan)

Today marks the fourteenth month without Brett. It was a typical day, typical for the new normal, you could even say a good day, it’s earth day. 633 more words


It is interesting to note that the resting place of Madame Sarah Elizabeth Flower, the great European contralto, is marked in the new cemetery at La Perouse by a neat kerb and iron railings, and a suitably inscribed headstone. 239 more words

Sydney Burial Ground (Devonshire Street)


On the 15th instant, at his residence, Crown-street, Mr. John Hawkins, late landlord of the Hope Tavern, York-street. Aged 33 years. Husband of Catherine. Native of Dublin, Ireland. July 1853.

Sydney Burial Ground (Devonshire Street)

Dad's Headstone

Some of you know that my dad passed away back in August 2014.  We had to wait for the ground to thaw and the risk of any more freezes to be over before the installers could install his headstone.   235 more words