On the Western outskirts of Whitby, sits an inconsequential little stone seat.
The Petrol Station Pet Cemetery
Probably the last place one would expect to find a pretty little pet cemetery is a garage forecourt, but such a site existed in Kent for some time.
The Rocky Horror Coffin Clock
It's astounding. Time is fleeting. Madness takes its toll...
Tea With a Martyr at St Crux
There are few things in life I love more than a good church, a good grave, a cuppa and a slice of cake.
The Bloody Ceilings of Kyoto, Japan
In Japan’s Kyoto prefecture, five serene temples which harbour bloody secrets within their walls can be found.
Empress Elisabeth’s Mourning Mask
A closer look at the world's most famous mourning mask.
Henry Trigg and the Coffin in the Rafters
Henry Trigg was an eccentric man. A wealthy and successful man. A real character. And undoubtedly, a pain in the rear to his family. At least, after death.
Grand Tombs at St Peter’s Church, Chillingham
In the shadows of Chillingham Castle sits a tiny, unassuming church, framed by woodland and centuries-old headstones.
The Body in the Catacombs
A labyrinth of tunnels and passageways snake and criss-cross for miles beneath the French capital, with countless inhabitants of their own.
The Roadside Grave of Betsy Smith, Kenilworth
The dead are everywhere. You can’t avoid them. Under city buildings and railway lines, gardens and churches. As centuries pass, memorials are removed, with the land re-used for new purposes, the graves rarely rediscovered, let alone re-marked. However, what of those too poor to ever have their own headstone, or even their own grave? Pits... Continue Reading →