Rainy days are lovely days to visit cemeteries as we found out at Brompton today
CEMETERY enthusiast NICOLA CARPENTER explains the meaning of flowers on gravestones
NICOLA CARPENTER looks back at the time Victorian London was overflowing with its dead and they had to build a railway to sort the problem out!
NICOLA CARPENTER describes the different meanings behind hands on cemetery monuments
NICOLA CARPENTER looks at the dark myths surrounding the disused St Mary’s Church in Clophill, Bedfordshire
Grave robbers made staying buried on the British Isles a big problem in days gone by, says Nicola Carpenter.
NICOLA CARPENTER describes the gruesome discovery of a mummified baby during renovations of a Berkshire church
NICOLA CARPENTER reveals where Jack the Ripper’s five victims are buried
NICOLA CARPENTER looks at Taphephobia – the fear of being buried alive!
NICOLA CARPENTER has come across some strange gravestones in her travels around cemeteries. Here are some with some peculiar deaths from Berkshire.
NICOLA CARPENTER begins her new weekly “Grave Concerns” column for Spooky Isles about all things relating to cemeteries
DOM COOPER tells us about a Forest song about a visit to a graveyard
Highgate Cemetery in North London is world-famous for its monuments to the dead and its lush, haunting atmosphere
ELLIOT DAVIES ventured to Liverpool for The Spooky Isles recently to find William McKenzie’s Tomb – a 15-foot pyramid!
Crunching bones saves grave space, so DAVID SAUNDERSON discovered digging up his family tree. (The Spooky Isles’ Guest Blog for The Skull Illusion.)