Tragic Brazilian Formula 1 ace – or a picturesque Scottish seaside town?

Ayrton Senna

Ayrton Senna

Anybody else got one of those calendars where each day is a separate sheet of paper – and as you tear of yesterday’s sheet each new morning you are greeted with an interesting factoid/anniversary, as well as  wee philosophical musing?

For instance, the wee gem I got for May 1 was this: “Imagination is the eye of the soul.” 

More interesting though, was the daily fact – on this day in 1994 Brazilian hero, Ayrton Senna was killed during the San Marino Grand Prix.

Which reminded me of a legendary newspaper story about the mix-up and miscommunication this sproting tragedy caused in one bustling Glasgow newsroom. 

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