At dusk, it is possible to catch a glimpse of a celebrated miniaturist and storyteller wandering through the unquiet streets and secret passages of York, Scarboro' and beyond in a quest to wake the dead.
Category: A Suicide
Peace Under a Scarboro’ Heaven
Although there are always more questions than answers with Clarice - the events of that week do appear to have happened rather quickly and having taken a look through my archives and in the absence of any memorial card, letter of sympathy or an order of service I have discovered some images from a June visit to Woodlands Crematorium in the coastal town of Scarborough.
Suicide is NOT Painless!
Even though 'Poor Clarice' Tibbett breathed her last on Tuesday June 19 1962 - her final journey had begun some three days previously. For on a cloudy but warm Saturday afternoon - she made the decision to go to an upstairs bedroom and swallow the entire contents of a bottle of prescribed sleeping tablets.
You Want to M*A*S*H It Up?
On a cloudy June day in 1962 the loved ones of Clarice Tibbett would experience the heartbreak of knowing that suicide is not painless with the awful news of her death at the age of 48 AND by her own hand.
Desperately Seeking Clarice!
Many years ago as my Grandmother would regale me with a myriad of tales about our family history - I recall that it was at the first mention of "Poor Clarice" that my interest was REALLY piqued.