In a previous post I explored how snow conceals vegetation and thus throws gravestones into stark contrast, while those areas protected by tree-cover stand out for their green.

Allusions to architecture are drawn out when headstones are covered in snow.

Moreover, the vertical nature of traditional headstones is contrast further with the cremation burial ledgers.


Back-to-back, modern gravestones appear to huddle together to avoid the cold.

Benches look especially forlorn, crying out for warmth and occupancy on a warm sunny day.

The warm orange of the ceramic cross offers hope against the cold white, grey and black of all else.


Gates and walls shiver too.

Meanwhile, the snow reveals the footsteps of those visiting the churchyard when they are usually concealed.

Snow conceals and snow reveals: