by Christina I’ve been to Highgate in high summer, and sweated my way around the west side, looking for relief in the form of shade from overhanging trees. I’ve been to West Norwood in spring, when frothy pink blossom exploded from every branch, making the whole cemetery look like a disco. I’ve been to Kensal […]Read More A Frozen Photowalk at Beckenham Cemetery
by Sheldon & Christina (Written yesterday, on 11/01/2016, after meeting at the Three Tuns pub, now Zizzi’s Beckenham, where Bowie started his musical career) Sheldon It was the news, first thing on Monday morning, when the context of Blackstar clicked into place as the 28th and final entry into Bowie’s catalogue. Upon its release, the jarring, stark, melancholy album of […]Read More Put On Your Red Shoes and Dance The Blues – A Bowie Tribute.
On a sunny day in May, I went for a walk and photo outing. Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery, located in the London Borough of Bromley. It was an intrinsic part of my childhood, and is probably the reason that I found Sheldon’s original proposal for trips to all 7 of the Magnificent London cemeteries so […]Read More ‘A Quiet, Beautiful Slope About a Mile On The Southern Side of Crystal Palace’
by Christina I went for a walk around Beckenham Crematorium the other day to stretch my legs. It was cold and windy and muddy and December. I hadn’t been to BC, which sits around the corner from the house where I grew up, for several years. I remember going there as a child with my […]Read More A Moment of Toilet Humour