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Monument Aux Mort – Monuments to the Dead

Monuments aux Morts – Monuments to the Dead; how the symbolism of death, and commemorative memorials help us to define ourselves. “Behind every man now alive stand 30 ghosts, for that is the ratio by which the dead outnumber the … Continue reading

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A Close Shave with the Past – My Grandfathers Razor

Families build a sense of themselves, and of their place in the world, through the construction of narratives and the passing on of stories attached to pictures, artefacts and rituals[i]. This essay is about personal, symbolic and public meanings embedded … Continue reading

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