Tuesday, 3 January 2012
RIP Ronald Searle
Tuesday 3rd January 2012 at 9:16 pm
A true artist. He was not only the creator of the immortal Molesworth, as any fule kno, but a witness to the prison camp at Changi, in Singapore, where he risked his life daily to record in secret the conditions under which the Japanese occupiers kept their prisoners. I walk past my collection of his books every morning and feel I’m greeting people I grew up with, so he’s very much still around. I don’t know who’ll break the news to Peason, Molesworth 2 and Fotherington-Thomas….no wonder the skool dog is looking even grumpier than usual.
Tuesday 3rd January 2012 at 5:57 pm
Well done Ronald. What a talent you were. Just look at that dog’s expression! Genius…