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About Wickerman

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  • Birthday 01/01/1950

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  1. Wickerman

    Death By Jazz

    Norwegian jazz drummer Jon Christensen has died age 76. He appears on many recordings on the ECM label and was in particular a member of the legendary Keith Jarrett European Quartet of the 1970s which produced five renowned recordings on ECM Records.
  2. Wickerman

    Shadow Lists

    KD! Gone! After all these years on the list! Well, well, well - that's #6 for me - 6 in 36 days. Quick pour me another espresso
  3. Wickerman

    The Dead of 2020

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/feb/04/daniel-arap-moi-former-president-of-kenya-dies-aged-95 5th hit in 5 weeks - problem is my shadow list started like this last year, but by May slowed down to a mere trickle of successes - such are the vagaries of death
  4. Wickerman

    Shadow Lists

    Keep racking 'em up UM, And #5 for me - one a week
  5. Wickerman

    The Dead of 2020

    Yes, I had seen the posts on his thread - so I know you know (not a starter for any subsequent: “little does he know I know he knows I know ........” quips)
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    The Dead of 2020

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2020/02/02/mad-mike-hoare-mercenary-leader-obituary/ Mercenaries for hire or sale Mad Mike Hoare is no more - he made the world a more fearful place and many will not grieve his passing. #4 hit for my shadow list.
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    The Dead of 2020

  8. Wickerman

    The Dead of 2020

    My error . Thanks for your correction
  9. Wickerman

    The Dead of 2020

    https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/paul-farnes-last-battle-of-britain-ace-dies-aged-101-thxl6k2vn Paul Farnes the last of the few has died . A generation passes and provides me with my third hit of the year.
  10. Wickerman

    The Dead of 2020

    After Terry Jones naked organs will never be the same again
  11. Wickerman

    The Dead of 2020

    And that’s my number 2 for the month (on a roll now) - if you meet your dad again Chris tell him that I never enjoyed the cross country runs around the Hobbit Holes
  12. Wickerman

    The Dead of 2020

    Alun Gwynne Jones, Baron Chalfont Obituary: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/lord-chalfont-obituary-r5r3mgz8d Get to a hundred and then retire - DEAD Thats the way to do it. 1st hit of the year.
  13. Wickerman

    The Dead of 2019

    1) Daniel arap Moi (Nyayo), 2) Gottfried Böhm (Build ‘em high), 3) Carol Channing (Thoroughly Modern) , 4) Olivia De Havilland (Maid Marion), 5) Javier Perez de Cuellar (Sec Gen #5), 6) Stanley Donen (On the Town) , 7) Kirk Douglas (Ear-ear), 8) William Frankland (Immune to death), 9) Jean Heywood (Billy’s gran) , 10) Clive James (A life critical) , 11) Robert Mugabe (Everlasting ex-president) , 12) Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (death mask), 13) Leslie Phillips (Left hand down a bit), 14) William Russell (Companion), 15) Betty White (Hollywood mayor), 16) Herman Wouk (Sailor) , 17) Franco Zeffirelli (Tea time) , 18) George Alagiah (BBC News), 19) Ivor Broadis (Oldest England cap) , 20) Gay Byrne (Uncle Gaybo) , 21) Roger Corman (Low-budget cult), 22) Eileen Derbyshire (Emily), 23) Bob Dole (Candidate), 24) Lou Donaldson (Alto), 25) Patrick Duffy (Labour MP & NATO [NAA President]), 26) Benjamin Berell Ferencz (Last Nuremberg prosecutor), 27) Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Supreme Court), 28) Glyn Houston (Don’s little bro) , 29) John Hume (SDLP), 30) Johnny Johnson (Dambuster), 31) Alun Gwynne Jones, Baron Chalfont (Falklands!), 32) Jill Knight (Baroness Knight of Collingtree), 33) Ted Luscombe (Bishop - Scottish Episcopal), 34) David McNee (Met commissioner) , 35) Michael Medwin (Army Game), 36) Gwen Moffat (Barefoot mountaineer & author), 37) John Papworth (Turbulent Priest), 38) Rosamunde Pilcher (Old romantic), 39) Sidney Poitier (Sir with Love), 40) David Prowse (Green X code man), 41) Joseph Ratzinger (Benedict XVI), 42) Jim Russell (Grand Prix) , 43) Elizabeth Sellars (Weegie acting lass), 44) Joe Sinnott (What a Marvel!), 45) Ron Smith (Judge Dredd) , 46) Larry Storch (Comic), 47) Everton Weekes (Last of the 3 Ws), 48) Richard Williams (Tennis dad), 49) Peregrine Worsthorne (sometime journo), 50) Chuck Yeager (Glamorous Glennis). One final hit for this years list in the closing hours of the year - Elizabeth Sellars RIP. This takes my final number to 15 for the year - not too shabby; so now an adjustment to my 2020 list
  14. Wickerman

    Shadow Lists

    Thank you Kinnock. Your sentiments are so so right, I cannot imagine this being better expressed. Those that we had forgotten and lost live again for us, and we even discover more of their journey through life, their joys and their travails.

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