RIP Michael Bond

It was very sad news indeed to learn that Michael Bond, author of the Paddington Bear books, had passed away. Here’s an obituary and my relationship with his most famous character.


RIP Margaret Thatcher

Yesterday saw the passing of Margaret Thatcher. She was a woman, and her gender is quite important here as she remains to be the only ever female, British Prime Minister. I can’t say I know much about her and what I do know mostly comes through her Wikipedia page which I read before reading this…

RIP Richard Griffiths

I am very sad to say that on the 28th of March, 2013, British actor Richard Griffiths passed away. He died aged 65 after heart surgery complications. He was known to me, and to many other naïve teenagers, simply due to his role as Vernon Dursley in the Harry Potter film series however I had…