There was someone, or something, watching me. I felt it. That night I shouldn’t have taken a shortcut through the cemetery. It was to change my life. I had been working late at the law office. I was going to grab some junk food somewhere on the way home (I would go to work on […]2231. Cemetery shortcut — Weave a Web
Fellow author and friend Shelia Stovall shares about a family cemetery with us today. Welcome back to Historical Nibbles, Shelia! by Shelia Stovall Thank you for inviting me to share a story that might interest genealogists. Judy, my mother-in-law, loved genealogy. One of my deepest regrets is that I didn’t record her family stories. She […]A Surprising Cemetery — Sandra Merville Hart
Hanging out at cemeteries may be now seen more of a pastime of the more darkly dressed of society, but in the past it was more of a mainstream past time.
A lack of alternative recreation areas was the main reason for the practise, but with alternatives a bit more plentiful nowadays, it would not be expected that large numbers of people will be dying to go back.
Game of Thrones could not be more hyped unless it was intending a surprise appearance by a middle rank Marvel superhero with serious feelings of disorientation.
Yet the local Australian broadcaster of the final season has really outdone itself with a grave yard of the infamously high body count.
Situated in a large park the installation features an impressive 34 pieces that are a mix of grave stones, statues and some seriously impressive mausoleums.
The pieces were aged, covered in moss, twigs, dirt and even some well placed flowers.
There would be debate among the kingdoms of whether King Joffrey deserved such a grand memorial. However, I would not recommend you tell his mother you did not think he deserved it.
A personal favourite was the small unassuming head stone of Viserys Targaryen which had his much wanted gold crown.
The personally most affecting death is not left out.
Keep an eye on the Instagram account for more examples of this inventive and extraordinary example of promotion.