Absolutely tragic news today, with the sad news that Connie Johnson, Samuel Johnson's sister who has famously been battling the scourge of cancer, has passed away at the age of 40.
Samuel went to the Love My Sister Facebook page to share the sad news.
It's just the most poignant, beautiful post.
I'm off to cuddle the fam and warmly embrace an exquisite whisky, in memory of my sister, who did so bloody well, from start to finish. Thanks for everything, Connie Cottonsocks. It was my pleasure to be your Sammy Seal.
- Samuel Johnson
Samuel has started a "wall" at the Love Your Sister website, where people are encouraged to leave a tribute to Connie.