Edging closer to Christmas you can add the suicide of Gary Speed to the disproportionate number of deaths recorded in my blog.
When I look at my listings over the past 5 months (I began in August) it seems more like an obituary than a blog.
But sad it isn’t. Death is a good milestone at which to celebrate life.
In Gary Speed’s case, here is an inspirational young man who persuaded the Welsh to break the habit of a lifetime and win football matches!
You were a good man on earth Gary – you left the world in a better state than it was when you entered it.