Wandering through the overgrown garden

Wandering in Highgate Cemetery

I had seen photos of Highgate Cemetery on Instagram about a year ago and wanted to go ever since. I have a strange fascination with cemeteries. I was 11 the first time we visited my Grandad’s grave; rather than being freaked out, I thought “Dying can’t be that bad if you end up somewhere like this”. My Grandad happens to be buried in one of the ‘Magnificent Seven‘ (Highgate is one of the seven), so maybe that’s why. The cemetery is split into the East and West. The East Cemetery is home to some famous figures including Karl Marx and […]