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Death By Easter Egg

For a number of years one of my favorite blogs has been Misc. Tidings of Yore, a time machine of sorts which delves into newspaper archives to bring its readers a glimpse of the often bizarre, unusual and morbid stories … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns at St. Bartholomew the Great Church

Last week I was fortunate enough to attend the second annual Death Salon in London at the truly incredible Barts Pathology Museum. As part of the closing day event, we attended a walking tour led by Guided Walks in London … Continue reading

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Funerals for Food: Burial of the Sardine

In Spain, a curious festival, Entierro de la Sardina (Burial of the Sardine), marks the end of Lent. It has been speculated that the festival originated during the time of Carlos III, when a batch of rotten sardines arrived in … Continue reading

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