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What is a person?

What is a person?

W H Chong April 13, 2016

In memory of Diana Gribble, on her birthday.

The most remarkable person I have ever known (Eulogy for Diana Gribble)

The most remarkable person I have ever known (Eulogy for Diana Gribble)

W H Chong October 7, 2011 4 Comments

Diana Gribble at home, September 2011 Prefactory babble: most remarkable (The eulogy below; skip this preface as you will.) Yesterday, jangling phone, Constant Gardener saying: it’s a terrible line, ring back in five and I’ll get Chong to answer on a better connection. Seeing that I was asleep, reasonable at 7:45 am after a late […]

Good night, Diana Gribble, goodbye, rest in peace

Good night, Diana Gribble, goodbye, rest in peace

W H Chong October 5, 2011 14 Comments

How do you lose someone? It is why we can’t take anything for granted, though we do that every minute. When I heard that Diana, great friend and much admired and adored person, had passed away last night, it had already seemed a long time coming, though she had only been ill three months. She […]

Farewell to a great artist and a great spirit, Les Kossatz

Farewell to a great artist and a great spirit, Les Kossatz

W H Chong February 16, 2011 8 Comments

It is terrible, a terrible thing to hear or tell of the death of someone you know and admire. Yesterday evening, on February 15th, 2011, the artist Les Kossatz passed away at home; by his side were sons Yuri and Matt, and his wife, Diana Gribble. He had recently turned 68 and had been suffering […]