What an unimaginative eulogy for the poor bloke. As I have already noted on this blog, the term ‘heart and soul’ should be banned.
From news.com.au –
In a statement from Channel 7, managing director Chris Wharton described Mainwaring’s death as a “tragic loss”.
“Mainy was part of the heart and soul of Channel 7 Perth, and we will all miss him very, very dearly,” he said.
UPDATE: (8 October 2007) Guy McKenna, lexophile that he is, has reached deep into his heart (or is that soul?) to try and find words that adequately convey the importance of Chris Mainwaring to the West Coast Eagles. The result? Here it is… Mainwaring remembered as ‘heart and soul’ of Eagles