The familiar legendary tale of Midas, a Greek king who’s one wish was to have everything that he touched turn into gold, demonstrates how his own avarice became a curse when he did not have anything to eat or drink. … Continue reading Raising a glass to the dead.
It doesn’t take much persuading to get me to visit a graveyard, so when I saw that a natural burial ground in Dorset was having an open weekend, the date was soon on my calendar! My visit to Higher Ground … Continue reading Natural Burial
When the weather is hot I sometimes walk via the Borough Gardens in Dorchester and along West Walks which is often cool as it is shaded by big trees. Half way along is a large garden gate with an inscription … Continue reading Charlton Byam Wollaston
Over the past few years there have been many stories in the press about the movement of human remains, due to town and city redevelopment plans. As our population increases and society becomes more diverse, we need to think … Continue reading Human Remains
The memorials and tributes plaques to people killed in Belfast have now become part of a dark tourism attraction. Continue reading Dark Tourism in Belfast