Posts tagged ‘Obituary’

April 9, 2013

The Iron Lady Dies

Margaret Thatcher

You will have read and heard enough of Margaret Thatcher’s death yesterday on 8 April.  Although she was a polarising politician like no other, she was Britain’s first and only female Prime Minister.

I grew up in a world when a woman ran the country and was an excellent stateswoman, holding her ground amongst the other great leaders of the world.  My mother would often remind me that her father owned a shop and look where she was! Prime Minister of Great Britain!

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December 12, 2012

Ravi Shankar Sitar Supremo

ravi shankar

I woke up to sad news this morning that Ravi Shankar had passed away at the age of 92.  Ravi Shankar is credited for making the sitar the sound of India to the world.  Subsequently Ravi Shankar introduced Indian sound to pop music through collaborations with the Beatles

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November 26, 2012

The Death of an Iconic Villain

Larry Hagman passed away last week at the age of 81.  He will be best remembered in his role as JR Ewing, the Texas oil tycoon and villain that everyone loved to hate.  Who shot JR? 

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