27/02/2024
Norwich, GB 7 C
Researching and reporting on the lives of some really interesting people (RIP)

PADDY MACKLIN, aged 65

An maverick who tried to circumnavigate the world, but failed to prepare properly – leading to terrifying adventures, mishaps, and a fear that he was dead.

JOHAAR MOSOVAL, aged 95

From a background of poverty he rose to become Principal Dancer at the Royal Ballet, overcoming Apartheid, racial and religious prejudice.

PIPPA LATOUR, aged 102

The longest surviving female SOE agent working in occupied France, she paved the way for D-Day, but was never acknowledged by her male colleagues.

BOB LE SUEUR, aged 102

An insurance salesman who was active in the resistance in Jersey in the Channel Islands during the war, rescuing Russian slave labourers from the occupiers.

IAN HAMILTON KC, aged 97

Liberation or theft? He committed one of the most scandalous ‘crimes’ of the 1950s, but it didn’t stop him going on to become a barrister.

ROBIN FOY, aged 78

After experiencing strange phenomena in the RAF, he set up the Sole Experiment project to prove that there is life after death.