Cemetery Vs. Graveyard. Is There a Difference?

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?

Graveyard Symbolism – What Does It All Mean?

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?

#1000Cemeteries: Ross Bay & Chinese Cemetery – Victoria, British Columbia

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