George W's picture

A reminder that weather and time effect all forms of life

Observed: 30th January 2011 By: George W

This gravestone is made of sandstone but it looks more like a used wax candle. It's a reminder that in the natural world nothing is permanent.

  • sandstone (sandstone)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
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anonymous spotter's picture

I presume that most gravestones -

were traditionally made from local stone, so where harder rocks are uncommon, the softer materials had to make do.
As you say, a reminder of the impermanence of it (and us) all!