Green Park

The land of the living was not far removed from the domain of the ancestors.

Green Park, Picadilly, Westminster, W1J

There was coming and going between them, especially at festivals and also when an old man died, because an old man was very close to the ancestors.

Green Park, Picadilly, Westminster, W1J

A man’s life from birth to death was a series of transition rites which brought him nearer and nearer to his ancestors.

From Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart (1958)

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