A Local Cemetery: For the Living and the Dead

Our forbears knew the importance of a local cemetery. Not just the practicality of it: dead bodies need interment. Not just for the ritual: the business of saying good-bye; of mourning, eulogising and memorialising. A cemetery also reminds us of our spot on the continuum of life; and confronts us with the riddle of an after-life…

This article appeared in the Mudgee Guardian on 28 July 2014.

The featured image is of Rylstone Kandos Cemetery.

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A Local Cemetery

 

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