No respect for the dead!

Grumpy's Book of Knowledge

Cemetry1The old cemetery in Bredasdorp yielded a range of emotions – from horror to anger to sadness! I’m not sure when the last person was buried here, but it appears that it was a long time ago.
The ‘horror‘ came from seeing the vandalised, damaged graves and headstones, the broken glass and other debris littering them and the surrounds.
The ‘anger‘ rose up as I contemplated the neglect that the Municipality and other civic bodies have allowed this place of rest to disintegrate into …
The ‘sadness‘ at the realisation that there are families and descendants of the deceased who are interred in this place that possibly don’t even know of the graves existence. Or of the state that they are in. Looking at the poignant headstones with their inscriptions I reflected on the monetary sacrifices families may have suffered in the effort…

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