• About this time in 2003, I had to accept that for complicated health matters I would be put into an induced coma.
I found out that in exceptional cases it had taken years for people to come out of such comas. However, the specialists reassured me that I should come around in a few days or weeks.
When I came around, I switched on the radio and was delighted to hear a discussion on the All Ireland qualifiers. While some of the details seemed a little odd, I put that down to the drugs.