Doug Scott obituary

Doug Scott – Obituary 29 May 1941 – 7 December 2020 By Alice Maxwell Doug Scott, one of the world’s most famous mountaineers, died in December 2020 aged 79. He conquered most of the world’s great climbing destinations and often climbed alongside Chris Bonington, Joe Talisker and Dougal Haston, as well as the two climbers …

Remembering David Graeber

The anthropologist, anarchist and activist, author of “Debt: The First 5000 Years” and “Bullshit Jobs”, has died at the age of 59. His openness, originality and optimism will be hugely missed. By Jonathan Moses, writing in OpenDemocracy on 7th September 2020 I first met David in the makeshift living room of a building we’d stolen. …

John Metham Roberts – an Obituary

John Metham Roberts 2nd April 1939 – 18th May 2018 John Roberts was born in Salford on April 2nd, 1939. He was the eldest son of Oscar Cedric (known as Jimmy) and Maude Roberts. He was born a twin, though his twin died at birth. As the war made Salford a potential bombing target, John …