Peter Worthington has had an amazing life. And his obituary, which he wrote himself, certainly has an arresting opening line.
This morning's conference featured much discussion about the Guardian's front page story about an injunction banning it from... well from something it couldn't really tell us about because of the stringent nature of the ban.
It took Tim a matter of minutes this morning to track down what was behind the ban - a parliamentary question by MP Paul Farrelly concerning Barclays, Freshfield Solicitors and Trafigura. By this afternoon, thanks to the amplifying power of Twitter and other social networking sites, ensured that the injunction was virtually worthless.
The digital revolution is about to lead to a legal one.