As it is nearly All Hallow’s Eve, the night when the souls of the dead are supposed to return to the mortal realm, I though it would be apposite to post about a cemetery stroll. This is especially true as I believe I am acquainted with more souls in Hereford Cemetery than in the rest of the City!
The last time I took you on a Graveyard Bimble it was the middle of summer. Now as we are well into autumn the place is even more windswept and barren.
I visited shortly after dawn on a rainy morn.
There is still autumn colour to be found.And the gardener had made good use of some ornamental grasses.The nearly bare trees made beautiful outlines against the moody skies.
“Grandpa Ratz” is the latest family member to book in to Hereford Cemetery’s bed and board. His flowers survived Storm Brian and added a splash of colour to the bleakness.
He loved flowers and I’m sure he would have approved of these.
So here’s to all souls past and present; have a safe and enjoyable Hallowe’en.