Vale Amy Jayne Everett

Amy Jayne Everett was 14 years old when she died last week. Her father has said that bullying convinced her she had little choice but “to escape the evil in this world”. Heartbreaking and I can only nod in resigned agreement, in my experience there is too much evil;...

Vale Stephen Wooldrige

Stephen Wooldridge died today. He a husband, father and an Olympic medal winning cyclist. He was 39 years old. There are many reports of his death in the Australian online news outlets. None mentions a cause of death, leaving to us guess. Sadly it is easy to guess as...

Vale Chester Bennington

Chester Bennington, who was the lead singer of Linkin Park, ended his life last week. His loss was unexpected and very sad.   The reporting of Bennington’s death has been a bit surprising to me. Many have detailed the method by which he died, I believe...

Vale Jeremy Strode

I am saddened by the news that Jeremy Strode ended his life today. He is  described as a career chef, someone who started in the hospitality industry as a dishwasher at 14 years old. The Melbourne Wine Room at the George Hotel  was my favourite place for mid-week...