Apropos nothing in particular,
great to see Gareth Bale enjoying success in the Champions League semi-final.
Pic courtesy the BBC (oh, and Getty Images of course). And an excuse to try out the new WordPress 3.9 image drag / drop / resize features in the post editor. Simples.
Despite the obvious direction of motion frozen in the sporting context, hard not to see him being drawn up to the heavenly light In fact, what with his foreground scale against the crowd, and the tiers in the stadium, not so much spot-the-ball as stairway-to-heaven.
[And success at the other end of the scale, well done to John Still and Luton Town for regaining their football league status.]
[Finally - you couldn't write this stuff - Gareth's season did have the fairy tale ending he deserved.]