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.
Sitting in a hotel room on a Sunday morning in Geneva, it seemed…
https://i2.wp.com/dyingtogetin.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Celingy.jpg?fit=800%2C600&ssl=1600800Mary Murphyhttps://dyingtogetin.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/dyingtogetin-300x115.pngMary Murphy2014-07-22 09:13:222018-07-24 08:35:11Come, my friends, 'tis not too late to seek a newer world
I've often wondered where the bitches and the bastards are buried.…
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A dead man here. Another one there. This one in his 60s. The…
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Some people celebrate their birthdays in style. Some ignore them…
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In Milan a while back, I was a little taken aback to see a woman,…
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