Tuesday, 11 October 2011

University work too much for you? Try living a double life...

The extraordinary life of David Burgess is one few will have heard about. Yet his story is an enlightening look into not only an incredible life but the difficulties faced by the transgender community.

Last October, detectives were called to investigate the death of a woman under a London tube train. But as they traced her final moments, they discovered that she was, in fact, David Burgess, one of the most brilliant immigration lawyers of his generation.

The Guardian obituary's article, copied below, is an eye-opening homage to this complex individual.



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