Mount Molloy Cemetery

A walk through history

Mount Molloy Cemetery, Far North Queensland. © Bronwen Scott.

There are no paths in the cemetery at Mount Molloy. You are free to wander across the grass where ants scurry into cracking soil and tiny blue butterflies flicker in the sunlight. The cemetery is cut from eucalypt woodland and enclosed in a chain-link fence. A few woodland trees remain. A palm and a frangipani have been planted in one corner. When I visited in the winter dry, the…

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Bronwen Scott

Bronwen Scott

Zoologist, writer, artist, museum fan, enjoying life in the tropical rainforest of Far North Queensland. She/her. Website: bronwenscott.com