Why is it we want to memorialise ourselves and others? Continue reading Dogs and Fire Hydrants!
Located a few miles from the Trent and Mersey Canal in Staffordshire is the UK’s National Memorial Arboretum. The Arboretum was officially opened on 16 May 2001, but has undergone a big regeneration project more recently that has led to it … Continue reading National Memorial Arboretum
We are surrounded by death. As we walk through the grassland of life it lurks everywhere-behind, to the left, to the right, ahead, everywhere in the swaying grass. Before, I saw it only here and there. The light was too … Continue reading Small but Powerful
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
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