People all over the world are dying to get in to cemeteries, to graves, to mausoleums. Their bones are buried, their ashes encased, their lives summarised in the dash between two dates. Their epitaphs, their choice of grave marker, their obituary, all tell a story. Cemeteries are museums of life often overlooked, frequently ignored. When I travel, I travel to meet the living and to pay my respects to the dead. These are my stories.
Graveyards and their gravestones offer some great history lessons…
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In my innocence, I thought the only requirement for burial in…
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Given the history of Irish immigration to the USA, it shouldn't…
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Driving down Peart Road in Casa Grande, we spotted a sign marking…
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