Category Archives: travel

The Importance of Being Bristol

Today we welcome Mark to the Cemetery Club fold! Mark is a lover history and works with the public, in low-level conservation and performs public presentations such as behind the scenes tours and lectures. Hello! Welcome to stage 1 of … Continue reading

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A Visit to Agatha Christie’s Grave

Agatha Christie, the world’s best selling author, was born on 15th September 1890 in Torquay. She is know as the Queen of Crime for her detective fiction stories and her two most famous detectives are Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple. She … Continue reading

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Normandy in Colour – A Photo Post

by Christina    Cemeteries can be quite bleak, somber places. Understandable, given what they are and what they symbolise. When I think about war cemeteries, this is the sort of thing I imagine – somewhere quiet and bleak and sombre. … Continue reading

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Keep your wits about you: Looking for Dracula in Whitby

by Christina I stole the title from the Whatsapp message Sheldon sent me when he found out where I’d been. ‘I hope you kept your wits about you in Whitby.’ QuickDraw Shelly they call him – always ready with a … Continue reading

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Cimetière du Père Lachaise Part 1

by Christina In a couple of weeks I’m going to Paris. I’ve been there in every season except springtime, which according to poetry and literature throughout the ages, is the ultimate time to go. (‘When spring comes to Paris the … Continue reading

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Outside London: A Visit To The Miracle Church, Iceland.

by Christina On the south western tip of Iceland, near to the parish of Selvogur,  lies Strond, an old area of farmland. Here, there is a little church standing on a dune, looking out to sea. In front of it, … Continue reading

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Outside London: Neon Churches in Bermuda

by Christina Cremation is illegal on the island of Bermuda (actually 180 tiny islands). This is one of the first things the taxi driver told me on our way from the airport to where I was staying in the capital … Continue reading

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