I have just heard that Andrew Sacks has passed away . The reason I mention this is 2016 , amongst other things has gone down in history for the amount of celebrity deaths .
Many of the deaths are people who in some small way defined the background of my younger life . To name a few David Bowie , when I was just 14 I just missed out on seeing him in concert with a boy I liked. Leonard Cohen , I remember people saying how depressing his music was which was not my feelings , I always enjoyed his drawn out words. Peter Burns I loved , “you spin me right round baby” memories of dancing in discos comes flooding back, takes me right back to my moves on the dance floor .
Mohammed Ali , a huge likeable sporting figure of my youth . Hilder Ogden (Jean Alexander ) my English teacher moved me to the front of the class because he declared that I
These are only a few names , when I looked at the list of celebrity deaths even I was shocked how many have died this year , each one leaving a lasting memory on me.