Monday, January 14, 2008

The Digital Digger

Someone has come along and dug a big hole in the Crematorium. I don't know why they have done this - it would seem like a bit of a contradiction in terms. Anyway, it gives me a rare insight into what I am walking over each day. It's kind of fascinating, all those layers of different coloured earth. All of which must have their meaning. Perhaps I should take a sample and send it to JGC (she is an adept digger after all). But it is wet and muddy, so I walk on and hope that the analysis can be undertaken from photographic records.


  1. Hm. An interesting layer of black there, suggesting that at some point the whole site was consumed by fire. On the other hand, it could be a tarmac road.

  2. Anonymous10:47 AM

    Could it even be a few aunt bessies and uncle charlies!!!


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