Friday, 8 January 2010

Respect is due: Freya Grafin von Moltke

January 2010 will not be looked back on as a cheery time on lefthandpalm, if things continue the way the are ... Three posts, two of them noting the passing of notables.

Still Freya Grafin von Molke would probably consider herself lucky. Not many people have faced the wrath of Hitler, Stalin and Aprtheid South Africa (1). Even fewer managed to live to be 98.
1 - " Freya Gräfin von Moltke: Anti-Nazi activist," by David Childs. published in The Independnet, 8th of Janusry, 2010. (

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