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Death reaches us via the Internet

Obviously there are deaths all over and many much less expected or peaceful than these, but nonetheless, with Terry Pratchett yesterday and Daevid Allen this morning, to the latter of whom I still owed a hug as well as years of enjoyment, it’s been a lot harder to face teaching with a smile today than normal. Bye bye gents, I hope you can have a fine conversation somewhere…

Sir Terry Pratchett drinking Guinness after receiving an honorary doctorate from the University of Dublin

The late Sir Terry Pratchett drinking Guinness after receiving an honorary doctorate from the University of Dublin. “Terry Pratchett honorary degree TCD” by Patrick Theiner. Licensed under CC BY 3.0 via Wikipedia.

Daevid Allen playing at the Zappa Club, Tel Aviv in 2009

Daevid Allen playing at the Zappa Club, Tel Aviv in 2009. By Amir E. Aharoni. [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

One response to “Death reaches us via the Internet

  1. JBF, a lost and loved friend, will surely reunite with Allen. Quin parell!, by Jove!

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