Nightmare Before Christmas: Miss Lavender Strolls Through The Graveyard At Poblenou

by Becky on December 12, 2012

in Travel

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What do you do on a chilly December afternoon, when the usual diversions (Golden Spoon with friends after school) are temporarily unavailable? Why, you head to the cemetary, of course, where surprises abound (and where some great YA novel is just dying to write itself . . .).

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Morbid, you say? Why morbid? Haven’t the dead the right to be acknowledged for the cold beauty of their resting places?  And to wonder at the presence of the Curious Girl in their midst?

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I like to imagine the faintest of smiles on the faces of the Inhabitants of Poblenou as they wondered to themselves that day, “Those traces of lavender in the air: were they real?”

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