Tickling sticks laid in tribute at Ken Dodd's Liverpool home

Tickling sticks laid in tribute at Ken Dodd's Liverpool home
 

A pile of tributes of flowers and feather dusters – or “tickling sticks” – has begun to grow outside the 18th-century house in Knotty Ash, Liverpool, where the comedian Ken Dodd was born and died.
Allan Grice, a 71-year-old former senior fire officer, made the three-hour journey from Wakefield in West Yorkshire to Dodd’s home to hand-deliver a card of condolence after hearing of the comedian’s death on the radio early on Monday.
“I felt this compulsion to come along because sometimes, if you don’t do things, you wish you had,” he said. He caught a train to Leeds at 6.31am, took the... read more

 
12 March 2018 in Art & Culture, Views: 37
Source: Guardian
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