Paddy Ashdown obituary Haiku

Following the death of former Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown, aged 77, the Suffolk Gazette offers this tribute by resident obituary Haiku writer Richard Standen.

Lord Ashdown stands down

Marine, Politician, Spy

Lib Dems salute you.

The Right Honourable, the Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, CH GCMG KBE PC

Born: February 27, 1941, New Delhi, India

Died: December 22, 2018, Yeovil, United Kingdom

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