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It’s Christmas in Heaven

by Sheldon And so closes another year. A year that seems to have robbed us of more heroes and icons than usual. Our post detailing the loss of Bowie, it seems, was a warning call for 2016 – Prince, Muhammed … Continue reading

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The Bronze Angels of London

by Sheldon Graveyards up and down the land have silent Guardians. Heads in their hands, leaning in grief against a monument, they are numerous in our cities of the dead. Two beautiful Angels have been silently guarding the long-gone; embodying the feuds … Continue reading

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Mary Nichols and The Sleeping Angel

by Christina The story goes that the tomb of Mary Nichols lay completely hidden under ivy until the 1980’s, when it was discovered by photographer John Gay. It’s now uncovered and everyone who takes the Highgate Cemetery West tour can see … Continue reading

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