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Cemeteries - The Final Stop

Hello everyone! I’m feeling particularly perky this evening – surprising only because I spent the day immersed in death and the macabre. Somber stuff; or at least I thought it would be. 169 more words

Uplifting

The Contrast

In Portland, Oregon lies a cemetery that we visited on our trip there in July. I love to roam old cemeteries and read the epitaphs and see the various art on the tombs. 576 more words

Scenery

Corbridge: Shorden Brae Lion

The Romans erected gravestones and tombs for their dead just as we do today. Often inscribed with the letters DM, Dis Manibus (To the Spirits of the Departed), not all Romans believed in an afterlife and there was a wide range of religious beliefs. 243 more words

Sculptures

Tour of the Monumental Cemetery in Milan

It sounds creepy but a tour of the Milan’s Monumental Cemetery is an experience you cannot miss if you happen to be in Milan.

The cemetery was officially opened to the public in… 247 more words

Art & Culture

Tewkesbury Abbey

Well life is starting to level out a bit now and I am very slowly starting to pick up the camera again.  This weekend I went up to Tewkesbury on route to pick Amanda up from uni for the last time and enjoyed some camera and me time.  75 more words

Bradford Cemetery

If you’re surprised my first post while away for fieldwork is about a cemetery, you don’t know me well enough. After our first week at work, we took some down-time on the weekend to explore the area we’ll be living for the next three weeks. 129 more words

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