Writer who was, outsider who is. Still struggling to understand social norms, but not contemplating the soon-come end of his life as he once did. Happiest on horseback, because even those risks are easier to understand than other people. Still trying to work out the contradictions of loving M.R. James and Channel AKA. But slowly getting there.
Whatever you thought of him - and you could think many things - you could not deny that this was a man with the courage of convinctions, and who unlike so many, knew what convictions were in the first place.