An incredible body of work.
Our co-blogger Denyse’s Dad’s time is near and he is not expected to last the night.
Take a moment to read of his WW II escape back to Britain after being shot down on a bombing mission and keep them both in your thoughts.
Charles Krauthammer, a longtime Fox News contributor, Pulitzer Prize winner, Harvard-trained psychiatrist and best-selling author who came to be known as the dean of conservative commentators, has died. He was 68.
New York (CNN)Anthony Bourdain, a gifted storyteller and writer who took CNN viewers around the world, has died. He was 61.
CNN confirmed Bourdain’s death on Friday and said the cause of death was suicide.
Bernard Lewis, an eminent historian of Islam who traced the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, to a declining Islamic civilization, a controversial view that influenced world opinion and helped shape American foreign policy under President George W. Bush, died on Saturday in Voorhees Township, N.J. He was 101.
His longtime partner, Buntzie Churchill, confirmed the death, at a retirement facility.
Tom Wolfe, Pyrotechnic ‘New Journalist’ and Novelist, Dies at 88
A young Margot Kidder – NFB – The Best Damn Fiddler from Calabogie to Kaladar
‘My gladiator lay down his shield and gained his wings’: Alfie Evans’ father pays heartbreaking tribute as brain-damaged toddler dies after five days without life support following agonising legal battle
A French Augustian nun who became known as ‘the Angel of Dieppe’ for saving the lives of numerous British and Canadian troops following the disastrous Dieppe Raid during World War II has died at the age of 103.
On one occasion Sister Marie-Agnès Valois stood between a Nazi officer brandishing a pistol and a Canadian soldier and told the German if he shot the young man the bullet ‘would have to go through me’.
Another time she was asked by a wounded man to kiss him the same way his mother would have done. She granted his request just before he died.