There were no false pretences between us, just an appreciation of our commonalities and a lot of humorous banter about our differences. Goodbye, Young Donald! I may be damned to hell for saying it, but I shall miss you. (Read more...)
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That's a touching tribute, Linz. I feel a sense of loss, too; for a leftie (albeit a curiously inconsistent one), Rod Donald had a remarkable sense of life. And as you point out, he had buckets of integrity, too. Would that our other socialists shared his vitality and fondness for laughter!
Good tribute Linz. I agree he was a frustrating contradiction in many ways. In the last interview I heard him give, to Leighton Smith, I'm sure he said he thought of himself as an anarchist, although that would not seem to have been consistent with many of his beliefs. (However, I came in half way through that interview, so I may have taken a wrong interpretation).
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