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Monday, October 01, 2007

Theme Day - Cemeteries

Shot with Olympus E510

October's theme day brings a hiatus to the London Morning series, and the worldwide theme this month is Cemeteries. So I’d like to take you to one of London’s most obscure cemeteries, the PDSA Pets Cemetery.

The People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals is a charity who believe that animals shouldn’t suffer because their owners can’t afford treatment - "For pets in need of Vets" is their mantra. This cemetery (closed now) houses animals who were heroes in war and those who are just family pets. This is Billy’s grave, he must have been loved. It’s an interesting place to wander around.

(I'm still away on holiday so cannot respond)

Lots of others have said they will be joining this theme day, due to time differences they may not have posted their picture yet:

St. Louis (MO), USA - San Diego (CA), USA - Cleveland (OH), USA - New York City (NY), USA - Boston (MA), USA - Mainz, Germany - Hyde, UK - Arlington (VA), USA - Cape Town, South Africa - Saint Paul (MN), USA - Toulouse, France - Arradon, France - Menton, France - Monte Carlo, Monaco - Montego Bay, Jamaica - Ampang (Selangor), Malaysia - Joplin (MO), USA - Cottage Grove (MN), USA - Bellefonte (PA), USA - Mexico (DF), Mexico - Seattle (WA), USA - Baziège, France - Baltimore (MD), USA - Chandler (AZ), USA - Sequim (WA), USA - Stayton (OR), USA - Stockholm, Sweden - Austin (TX), USA - Singapore, Singapore - Grenoble, France - Seoul, South Korea - Greenville (SC), USA - Wassenaar (ZH), Netherlands - Nashville (TN), USA - Tenerife, Spain - Manila, Philippines - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Jacksonville (FL), USA - River Falls (WI), USA - Chateaubriant, France - Quincy (MA), USA - Rabaul, Papua New Guinea - Buenos Aires, Argentina - Crystal Lake (IL), USA - Inverness (IL), usa - Lubbock (TX), USA - Phoenix (AZ), USA - Moscow, Russia - Norwich (Norfolk), UK - Crepy-en-Valois, France - Melbourne, Australia - New Orleans (LA), USA - Montréal (QC), Canada - Miami (FL), USA - Torun, Poland - Philadelphia (PA), USA - Christchurch, New Zealand - London, England - Paderborn, Germany - The Hague, Netherlands - Selma (AL), USA - Sunderland, UK - Kyoto, Japan - Tokyo, Japan - Stavanger, Norway - Fort Lauderdale (FL), USA - Weston (FL), USA - Portland (OR), USA - Forks (WA), USA - Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation - Maple Ridge (BC), Canada - Boston (MA), USA - Sydney, Australia - Wellington, New Zealand - Montpellier, France - Jackson (MS), USA - Wailea (HI), USA - Petaling Jaya (Selangor), Malaysia - Evry, France

posted by Ham at 00:02 -- Comments here: 11

Comments on "Theme Day - Cemeteries"


Blogger Sally said ... (03:48) : 

What a terrific take on the theme. Lovely.

Sydney Daily Photo


Blogger Kate said ... (04:33) : 

Yes, it definitely is different from the rest I've seen. A good idea, too--this dog lover states.


Blogger Keropok Man said ... (07:34) : 

How interesting! There's a pet cemetery!


Blogger Olivier said ... (12:16) : 

choix original, bravo cela change

original choice, cheer that changes


Blogger Kim said ... (13:34) : 

Ham, This is wonderful, and by the looks of it, this is a rather old grave. Good old Billy! Thanks for this unique take on our theme day! (And, I love your morning series. What light!)
Seattle Daily Photo


Blogger soosha_q said ... (16:32) : 

Beautiful shot!



Blogger Halcyon said ... (18:23) : 

Awww... what a cute little doggie!


Blogger Neva said ... (23:14) : 

AN interesting cemeteries...brings to mind Stephen King's book....


Blogger Lynette said ... (00:22) : 

Thanks for this reminder of how dear our pets are to us.


Blogger Susan said ... (01:12) : 

Wonderful gravestone. Thank you for a diferent look at this theme!


Blogger slinger said ... (03:47) : 

Very creative, I've seen one other in my life. Good choice for the theme day.


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