12/07/2024
Norwich, GB 17 C
Researching and reporting on the lives of some really interesting people (RIP)

AMOU HAJI, aged 94

A hermit who lived in the desert region of Iran, he refused to wash for over 60 years. When he finally did – it killed him.

MEHRAN KARIMI NASSERI, aged 77

Thrown out of Iran, he lost his papers and was a refugee trapped in Charles de Gaulle airport where he lived for 18 years – and inspired a film.

IAN GILCHRIST, aged 69

One time Mayor of the city of Bath he dedicated his term of office to encouraging music and drama – and became known for his dramatic ride in a bobsleigh.