"I had known Robert when I stayed in Italy for a longer period in
the early seventies. He was there with his wife to study Italian.
I remember how we spent many long nights in their kitchen,
cooking, eating, enjoying what our student budgets were able to
buy, and enjoying each others company. We met again in London few
years later, and I used to think that some time or other our paths
might cross again. Some ten years later we lost each other out of
Last night I followed an impulse to check could I find a trace
of Robert in the internet - and found his memorial page. A long
story closes. (Wilfried from Germany)"