n De Arte - Robert Griffiths Hodgins (27 June 1920 - 15 March 2010) : remembering a life well lived : obituary

Volume 2010, Issue 82
  • ISSN : 0004-3389
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The accompanying photograph was taken in December 2009, about three months before Robert Hodgins passed away. Together with his close friend, Jan Neethling, and Giles Battiss, he came for brunch on my terrace one Sunday morning. Although frail, Rob had a healthy appetite that morning and was in high spirits. Our brunch reminded him of Sundays some 30 years ago when it was customary to visit friends on a Sunday morning, lounge around all day, eat and drink, braai and swim, and then end off the day with several glasses of red wine in the late afternoon.

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