1950 - 2020
Journalism was a large part of Tim's life and has led him to some of the farthest flung places on earth. He was also a campaigning storyteller and highlighted socially relevant narratives and injustices throughout his long career. A superb photographer, Tim also documented his travels with stunning images, which breathed further life into his work.
Celebration of Tim's Life | Saturday 19th December 2020
The celebration of his life was held at Middle Coombe Farm on Saturday 19th December the place he loved. Due to Covid restrictions in place at the time the celebration of Tim's Life was small. For those of you unable to join us you will find a recording of the service below together with the Order of Service.
Video 1: Finishing touches & arrival of family for Tim’s Life Celebration
Video 2 : Tributes & memories
Video 3 : Closing words, send off & start of photo memories slide show
Video 4 : Photo Memories - slide show
Due to copywrite, we can not include all the music that that was selected for Tim's celebration in the recording, but below you will find a list of the music played throughout the day.
Arrival and Lighting of the Candles for everyone
The Dalai Llama chanting “ Dalai Lama sings Great Death-conquering MahaMrityunjayamantra a verse of the “Rigveda”
This is repeated all the way through to the start of the service.
Spirit - Waterboys Irish Band
King of the Fairies Track 4 composed and played by Tim Malyon on his violin.
This is Tim’s own piece that he plays himself while the tags get put onto his Coffin
As Tim is taken up the hill in the Land-Rover
Nat King Cole Unforgetable
The following songs are after when everyone was back in the barn looking at the photos on the slide show and eating
Imagine - John Lennon
Exodus - Bob Marley and the Wailers
Get Up, Stand Up - The Wailers
Almost Like the Blues - Lenord Cohen
"Better People" by Xvier Rudd
Fairytale in New York- Kirsty McCall and the Pogues
One More Cup of Coffee for the Road - Bob Dylan
Blowin In the Wind - Bob Dylan
Moondance - Van Morrison
The Penguin Cafe Orchestra - Music for a found Harmonium