In this blog post, I will be reflecting on this article. Firstly, in true newspaper sensational style, the headline uses the word “fury” and indicates that the burial ground is for those who follow the Muslim faith. It does explain … Continue reading Why Are the Living Furious About the Dead?
Digital memorials can be as susceptible to vandalism as can traditional memorials such as grave stones. The picture above is of St John’s Church graveyard in Pemberton, Wigan in England taken in 2015. The picture was uploaded to a public … Continue reading Memorial Vandalism
A few miles East of Dorchester in Dorset is the village of Moreton. The Frampton Arms is next to the train station and is named after the Frampton family who built Moreton House, and for 6 centuries have been the … Continue reading Lawrence of Arabia
I am a student studying death, so it was not surprising that during a holiday to Naples in Italy, I found myself drawn to death related tourism. Continue reading Cimetero Delle Fontanelle
Frederick Treves was knighted for his contribution to medicine and it is very humbling to find a memorial to this talented medical surgeon in my local graveyard. Continue reading Sir Frederick Treves Past and Present