Friday, 24 March 2023

Vale Mark Wadsworth

Saturday's post - a personal view

Whenever we lose one, the "sphere" loses far more than a vlogger or tweeter/gabber ... it loses that man or woman's personal space, his/her home and please wipe your feet before entering.

Anna's home

The last one is still this side of the Styx, as we are ... for how much longer will any of us be about, to be maudlin about it?  Personally, I avoid funerals and weddings like the plague, I might not even send anything ... probably won't.  It's truly not disrespect ... it's just too close for comfort.

I knew Mark from his own site and briefly at OoL, plus he's a Scriblerus ... that's in present tense as no one passing over leaves Scriblerus, you have to get out before. 😎 

He did have a connection with OoL:

Our mutual love was not so much LVT, it was cows:

Mark was also a sketcher of no mean skill:

And music was his thang as well:

Politically, he and I did not see eye to eye on many things but as Mr. Hall says below, he was quite a guy, as a person. He'll be badly missed, sadly missed, by many. RIP Mark.

Friday's post

You might have trouble commenting over there … doesn’t seem to be working. We’ll do a post tomorrow, not right now. Need to talk to Julia first.

Hat Tip Microdave.


  1. [Sackerson] Shocked, so sorry to read. Please convey my sincere condolences.

  2. [formertory] Seeing the announcement on Tim Worstall's blog was a real shock to me. In recent times I'd kept occasional track of Mark's blog writings and had wondered about the lack of contributions from him. I admired his determination to chase things down - climate change, f'instance and of course, LVT (he convinced me, anyway!). His intelligence was clearly formidable as was writing skill. Very best wishes to his family and friends.


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