Category Archives: Obituaries

Vale Johnny Clegg

It’s not often you get to participate in an important historical moment simply by watching television on your grandparents couch, but it happened to me when I was 14. To explain: my grandparents lived in South Africa, so despite my … Continue reading

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Missing a Mentor

It’s really just as well I believe in science, not superstition, or I would be thinking my decision to write more obituaries was having some dire consequences, given how many opportunities I have had since making it. The death of … Continue reading

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Heaven Getting Better Transport

It seems my friends have taken to dying in winter. Two years ago I lost four people I knew in one month, none of whom were over 55. I was only ever close to one of them, but it was … Continue reading

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