It is always the way. You prepare and plan and get ready to start a new book, and always, without fail, at the last minute another blasted editor’s commentary, copyedit or proof materialises. 921 more words
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MILL VALLEY (CBS/AP) — Dan Hicks, a musician whose work in the 1960s helped define San Francisco’s psychedelic sound, has died. He was 74.
The singer, songwriter and bandleader who led the musically eclectic band Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks died Saturday after a two-year battle with throat and liver cancer, his wife, CT Hicks, said on his website and his Facebook page. 234 more words
Today, 7 February, would have been Ian Berry’s ninetieth birthday. Ian, who died last September, was a good friend for more than 40 years.
We met at Hillbridge Farm on Dartmoor in the early 1970s when Ian with his wife Paddy (as I have always known her, though she is really Janet) and their boys Howard and Julian visited for family holidays and I was there riding. 472 more words