Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Evidence for the prosecution

As you will probably have noticed, the inquest into the death of Princess Diana is now over. Yesterday, the BBC published an article on three members of the public who regularly attended the inquest. One of them is a chap called John Loughrey and he was asked what he would now do with is time to which he replied "It's fine, I move on very quickly from things, I have plans, firstly I'm going to go on holiday with my sister. Then I'll think about getting another job."

Let’s just consider the evidence for that:

- He rented out his house and moved in with his sister so he could afford to attend the inquest.

- He told the BBC "I'm going down in history for this. It wouldn't surprise me if there wasn't a portrait of me hanging in Kensington Palace in 100 years time" which some might suggest is a little overly optimistic.

- And... Diana died over ten years ago and he followed every word of the inquest in person. This man attended every single day of the inquest (over 6 months of it) and even got a special mention by the judge in his summing up.

So, yes it sounds to me like he can move on very quickly from things. Perhaps his next project could be following the Olympic torch around the world. That should keep him occupied for a bit.

On an entirely different note, yesterday I kept thinking of the song “Lost” by Michael Buble. I think this is partly influenced by walking past a branch of KwikFit on Sunday and they were listening to it full blast, but anyway, it has been rattling around my head. So I present it here for you, so that it can rattle around your head as well.


titration said...

Wow I keep getting introduced to new music these days. Thanks. :) And I didn't know the Diana trial was over.

Tom Foolery said...

This Johnnie boy is one sad guy. Great track TFX

Random Reflections said...

titration - I love that song. Glad you like it.

TF - Yes, someone with way too much time on their hands...

Anonymous said...

Special mention from the judge ???
Let's encourage the crazies, shall we ?

Random Reflections said...

LKSN - know, I know, he has probably cut out every newspaper articl that contains the reference to him and added it to his "wall of honour".