Hello all you lovely people! Today I’m switching gears from my writing/art chatting to discuss one of my favourite topics: cemeteries. As a self-proclaimed Cemetery Enthusiast, I get asked a lot of questions on the topic. But there’s one question I get asked more than any other: Are cemeteries and graveyards the same thing? Truth … More Cemetery Vs. Graveyard. Is There a Difference?
Last time I shared the first–and let’s be honest–the MOST exciting project I’m working on in 2019, publishing. But today I’d like to share the other 6 projects I’m currently juggling. These 7 projects will make up the majority of the topics I’ll post about. 1,000 Cemeteries Quest Back in 2015 I began my quest … More 7 Projects I’m Working On In 2019.
Yes, I know. The weeks have turned to months and you all have been patiently waiting for this part two. So without further delay I’ll jump right in and finish what I’ve started. Thank you for your patience! 🙂 Popular Symbols Birds Like many symbols found on headstones, birds are closely linked with God. In … More Graveyard Symbolism Part 2
Because I’m so terrible at being consistent with posting before I update you on my 1,000 cemeteries quest, I figured I’d give a quick update on what’s new in general. Here are some highlights: I moved … again. Yup, this nomad packed her bags and moved from an apartment into a house. Thankfully it’s in … More 1,000 Cemeteries Update: Find a Grave
Most people don’t realize that headstones are speaking louder than the words written upon them. Symbols and imagery are used to add another layer of meaning to help identify the nature of those who lie beneath them. Because there are many different symbols, I’ve decided to break this post into two parts. The following are … More Graveyard Symbolism – What Does It All Mean?
Have I mentioned how much I adore my Twitter family? Because I truly do from the bottom of my little heart. I posted a poll on Twitter asking if anyone would be interested in hearing about my 1,000 Cemeteries Quest. Well, the people have spoken! Well some of you did. Okay, 16 of you did. … More 1,000 Cemeteries Quest: Update
Here’s an update, video style! XO, Angie
Of all the cemeteries I’ve visited so far (38 if you’re counting) the Glasgow Necropolis is the only cemetery that holds a special place in my heart. Five years ago I began writing a novel that would eventually become book one of my urban fantasy series called The Reaper Chronicles. The novel was supposed to … More #1000Cemeteries: The Glasgow Necropolis
As far as cemeteries go, Highgate is on the must-see list! Highgate opened its gates for business in 1839. At the time it was privately owned and operated by a company called The London Cemetery Company. They purchased the seventeen acres for a sum of £3,500 and off they went. In 1856 they opened an … More #1000Cemeteries: Highgate Cemetery, London England
In keeping with my quest to visit 1000 cemeteries (before I find my final resting place in one) I decided to hit up two of Victoria’s cemeteries. I’ve visited Ross Bay Cemetery before but this time I was able to spend a bit more time strolling through the headstones. One of Canada’s oldest Victorian-era burial … More #1000Cemeteries: Ross Bay & Chinese Cemetery – Victoria, British Columbia