Monday, 17 June 2013

Newspaper article 16th June 2013...

A third newspaper article appeared in the Rochdale Observer on 16th June, 2013.

The photo was taken in our local park, Hare Hill which is the inspiration for some of Star Keeper's story as is Hare Hill House, which overlooks it and the gravestone for a once famous resident - Mephisto.

Hare Hill House has seen better days and sits in a small park in a small town, which is rapidly increasing in size around it. I walked by Mephisto's grave for many a year before I even noticed it and then I stopped one day to bend down and look properly. I guess I wasn't expecting to see a lone gravestone in the park. Since then, I've been surprised by how many people have done likewise and don't know who Mephisto was....