The Great Dame has left the building!
Barry Humphries, Australian comedian and creator of Dame Edna Everage, dies aged 89.
Despite all of his accomplishments, my most vivid memory of him will be as Dame Edna Everage, the housewife who became a megastar known for her lilac hair and extravagant glasses, and an uncanny knack ...
BILL LOVELL: inspirational and commited educator
Bill Lovell, who has died aged 77, dedicated over 40 years of his life to excellence in education. A respected, much-loved and inspirational educator, Bill touched the lives of thousands of children.
Mexico City, 29 December 2021
My mother often speaks of how my grandmother Despina was unable to paint a monkey blue. Despina would say monkeys are brown so why would I paint them blue?!
Ernst Andrea Scherz, 5 July 1939 – 13 May 2021
My parents, Silvia and Ernst Scherz-Bezzola, had been the directors of the Gstaad Palace for about a year. My mother always gave birth to her children a little too early, so this time they left timely for Bern.
Gstaad Palace mourns the death of Ernst Andrea Scherz
The Gstaad Palace mourns the death of Ernst Andrea Scherz (1939-2021). The doyen of the international luxury hotel industry, who among other things helped to establish the worldwide alliance "The Leading Hotels of the World", passed away after a long illness on 13 May 2021 at the age of 81. ...
Comte Edouard Decazes (1921 - 2020)
It is just over a year since the Comte Edouard Decazes, Eddy to his very wide circle of friends, left us. Had he lived another few months he would have reached his 100th birthday, and, every bit as important, the 70th anniversary of his marriage.