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|Reflective... Dying dad asks to see his favourite beach on his way home to die.|
at 20:48 1 Sep 2019
As much as I love football the following famous quote from Bill Shankley has always been a stretch too far for me:
"Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I assure you, it's much more serious than that."
Especially when you see something as powerful as this:
After reading the above and watching the associated video I couldn't help but remember this:
Please visit page 128 to jump to the relevant part.
Here is a little snippet:
Apologies if this isn't the sort of Sunday medicine you want to see but I have to confess Sunday nights do sometimes make me rather reflective! Further apologies to anybody that isn't moved by this but I have to say I was (that article in the Sun hit me like a ton of bricks!) and I thought it was worth sharing. Hopefully one or two of you might find it as moving as I did.
I live within walking distance of a beautiful beach and yet I often take it completely for granted. Tomorrow however I'm going down there and go for a nice stroll while counting my blessings. I intend to soak it all up.
Sorry to bring you down after a cracking weekend of football.
Remember, don't ever invite me out for a pint on a Sunday night!
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