Archive for June, 2018

Barbara Keogh

June 27, 2018

Readers of Bruce Bentzman’s essays in Snakeskin will be saddened to know that Bruce’s wife, Barbara, whom he so often mentioned, died  in Cardiff last week. This notice will appear in the South Wales Echo:

Barbara Anne Keogh: Barbara, aged 65, passed away at UHW on Sunday 17th June 2018, her husband and family by her side.
Barbara was a mid-level practitioner of medicine specializing in the care of women.  She was also an artist and an active supporter of local culture.
She is survived by her husband Bruce Bentzman, her two children Benita and Marcus, and four grandchildren.
She will be interred at the Natural Burial Meadow, St Nicholas CF5 6SF on Friday 6th July at 11 a.m. ¶ No flowers please, but if you wish, donations may be made to www.forgetmenotchorus.com. [This is a Cardiff based charity.  For those of you living in the United States, an alternative charity would be https://www.plannedparenthood.org/.  Those living in other countries, use your imagination.]
Any enquiries to Green Willow Funerals, 31-33 St Isan Road, Cardiff CF14 4LU – Tel :02920 755555 .

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Archive

June 26, 2018

I’d let the Snakeskin archive get into a terrible state, but a plea from a poet has finally induced me to clean it up.

It’s working fairly well now, but if you notice any problems or gaps, please do let me know.