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Councillor Davod Harrison

Rest In Peace Charles

Charles Curry
Charles Curry

There are some lovely tributes in the Lymington Times today about the legendary former editor, Charles Curry.

It’s clear that he was a truly eccentric character and much loved by many.

I never met him face to face but over the years he used to call me out of the blue and a long discussion would ensue.

When the Editor of a newspaper calls you, it makes you feel uneasy because it suggests that he is working on an important story.

I was always a bit guarded when he first called me but started to relax as the conversation developed.

Most of the time, I wasn’t able to determine what the central purpose of his call was.

Still today, I am not sure if he was engaged in a “fishing exercise”, just lightly touching on some subjects that I might offer a distinct view on, or perhaps it was his way of engaging with different players in the community to get a rounded view.

He had a good sense of humour.

His political leanings were definitely conservative but we all have some faults.

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