R.I.P.

“Openly gay journalist and broadcaster David Self – who famously wrote the questions for ITV’s Sale of the Century and who took part in one of the country’s first civil ceremonies for gay couples- has died at his Fenland home. Mr Self, 67, had been battling liver disease and cancer for sometime: his partner Majid Jawad described it as ‘not a nice death.'” Sheesh! Doesn’t this guy know you’re supposed to sugar coat it? [Wisbech Standard]