Anton Savage: It’s ‘do not resuscitate’ time for my old boots, and I’m not coping well

After two decades of faithful service my boots are facing oblivion, and that’s bad news for a sentimentalist like me

‘Each repair has made my boots unique; no other pair is like them. They bear scars that link to memories; one scrape came from a hike in Glenmalure, one gouge from a fall in Glendalough.’ Picture: Getty