Wednesday 25 November 2009

Island News November 2009



Raymond Mason

British sculptor of narrative verve who was friends with Giacometti, Picasso and Cartier-Bresson
25 Feb 2010

Roger Barltrop

Our man in Fiji who, thanks to an army coup, went to bed as a high commissioner and rose an ambassador
25 Feb 2010

Roseanne O'Reilly

House of Commons librarian who unflappably attended to the myriad demands of impatient MPs
25 Feb 2010

Major 'Jof' Flint

Officer twice decorated for his nerve and steel under heavy enemy fire
25 Feb 2010

Mervyn Jones

Radical journalist and author who wrote novels and an affectionate biography of Michael Foot
24 Feb 2010

TGH James

Egyptologist at the British Museum who helped organise the famous Tutankhamun exhibition of 1972
24 Feb 2010

Major-General Ian Robertson of Brackla

Army commander who saw front-line action during the D-Day invasion and in Aden against rebel tribesmen
24 Feb 2010

Lives Remembered

Featuring one of the first women members of MCC, a cartoonist on the Beano, and a Red Army soldier who raised the Soviet flag in Berlin
24 Feb 2010

Iain MacNeil

American law professor who taught Barack Obama before becoming Chief of Clan MacNeil
23 Feb 2010

Professor Fred Bachrach

Wartime prisoner of the Japanese whose volume of Shakespeare's plays helped him to endure captivity
23 Feb 2010

The Earl of Gainsborough

Landowner who successfully campaigned f