John & Diego

The Guardian obituary of John Barrow (written by Michael Rowan-Robinson) has finally appeared in today’s print edition*, alongside that of footballer Diego Maradona who passed away yesterday.

As a lifelong football fan I think John would have been amused by the coincidence, especially because John’s first book (co-written with Joe Silk) was called The Left Hand of Creation:

*I don’t usually buy foreign newspapers, but I managed to find a copy of today’s Grauniad in Maynooth.

7 Responses to “John & Diego”

  1. Anton Garrett Says:

    Good job they didn’t transpose the pictures…

  2. Anton Garrett Says:

    Why is Maradona’s shirt over his chest shining in the picture compared to the other Argentinian shirts visible? I do not believe it is an anointing…

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