At the end of a funeral service held at Glenmorus Memorial Gardens in Albury (NSW) last Saturday , several cars performed extensive burnouts in the cemetery as the mourners cheered on.. Several people from Mr Crighton’s funeral filmed the burnouts and later posted them online.
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After reading about the Meiso no Mori crematorium in Japan I felt I should share some of the information and images with you. In my mind It seems truly elegant, functional, magnificent and inspirational. All the more so because it's main construction fabric is concrete!
According to the latest census data, Islam is the second-fastest growing religion within the Blacktown local government area behind Hinduism, growing by 5139 people from 2011 to 22,645 in 2016. But general secretary of the Islamic Association Western Suburbs Sydney (IAWSS), Nasib Mohammed, says the need for burial space was reaching a crisis point and had left the community very concerned. The Daily Telegraph reports Mr. Mohammed saying "We are really worried".
Remember "Road Side Memorials"? Then came plaques on seats in public spaces, for a fee of course. And in parts of Queensland the boardwalk railings on the beaches also appear to have become memorial areas of sorts. Now some Sunshine Coast residents are demanding "no more" and get rid of the ones already there.