Tag Archives: Haydn Joseph Savage

Love Letters

Nearly 10 years ago, I was contacted by a stamp collector, who’d found a letter to my father, Haydn, from his father, Les, among a bulk lot of first day covers bought at auction. I wrote about this extraordinary story … Continue reading

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This photo feels like a gift twice over: a moment of love shared by my father from beyond the grave, made possible by a labour of love on the part of my brother to digitise the slide image Continue reading

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Rhythm of Life: A tribute to my father

After what he called ‘a rich and relatively happy life’, my beloved father Haydn Savage died on 24 September 2020, less than two weeks after his 85th birthday. Last weekend, we were finally able to celebrate his life with a … Continue reading

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A Hemingway-esque short story

Legend has it Ernest Hemingway once won a bet by writing a story in just six words. “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” Whether true or part of the myth surrounding the twentieth century American writer, the anecdote illustrates how much … Continue reading

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