The Loss of 2016

If nothing else, this year will go down as one of the worst for
losing well known and loved celebrities, artists, and actors.
It has just been announced of the death of
Carrie Fisher,
the last few days have seen the passing of
Liz Smith, George Michael, and Rick Parfitt.

At the beginning of the year, the world was shocked at the death of
David Bowie.

Shortly thereafter,
Terry Wogan and
Alan Rickman followed.

I cannot list them all, but here are just a few of the well known faces
that made up a part of my life simply by being there on the big screen.

Paul Daniels
Glenn Frey
Victoria Wood
Andrew Sachs
Ronnie Corbett
Dan Haggerty
Gene Wilder
Mohammed Ali
Nancy Reagan
Carla Lane
Caroline Aherne
Jean Alexander
Jimmy Young
Robert Vaughn
Leonard Cohen
Greg Lake
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Peter Vaughan

Thank you for your talent, adaptations, humour and wonder.


About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and have a terrible sweet tooth. Best friends are Hubby, our dog Maggie, Bro in NZ, MSM and MOH (and his dog). I am also a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! Due to a nightmare of a house sale in 2014, 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat until April 2017. We made strong friendships both on and off the water, and enjoyed swan and duck families for neighbours. Sadly times change and we were once again house hunting until September. We now reside in a small bungalow a short distance from the beach on the Lincolnshire coast.
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7 Responses to The Loss of 2016

  1. Ritu says:

    It’s been a shocking year indeed… RIP to all those who departed our world… famous or not xx

  2. And so many younger people.

  3. scifihammy says:

    2016 seems to have had more celebrity deaths than usual, and keeps claiming lives right up to the end. 😦
    As you say, these are people we loved even if we never met them.

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