Waking the Dead? Good Grief!

Have you ever heard the one about how there are only two things that are certain to us? The first one being that we are all subject to some form of taxation and the second is that one day we WILL all die.

A Poet’s Bones At Rest?

Before I become too carried away with this wonderful account of the crowds of ordinary people who attended Byron to his grave - I am reminded of a letter written to his faithful publisher a summmer or three before.

To the Vale of the Graves.

Lady Byron was laid to rest at Kensal Green Cemetery London in May 1860 and despite the incorrect spelling of her first name - her simple and elegant grave can be discovered in the shadow of the enormous Dissenter's Chapel.