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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby never/ever » 24 Jul 2018, 12:35

So how should we proceed, Felix.... Congratulations seems a bit crass under the circumstances....
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Neige » 24 Jul 2018, 12:51

never/ever wrote:So how should we proceed, Felix.... Congratulations seems a bit crass under the circumstances....


Indeed. :?
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Postby Darkness_Fish » 25 Jul 2018, 08:57

Sorry for your loss, Toby. From your previous post it reminded me of my Grandad's passing, we visited him in a home one day, and he was just so detached and distant, we all felt he'd given up and knew he didn't have long. I guess, if you can go on your own terms, it's not so bad in the end. Chin up, and remember all the good times, that's all any of us can really do.

And Neige, sorry for whatever loss and residual ill will you may be feeling. Y'know.
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Postby Toby » 25 Jul 2018, 09:07

Thanks all. To be honest I'm sort of relieved that it didn't happen during my holiday and I'd have to cut that short. It sounds brutal, but I've been looking forward to this vacation for an age and have been caring for him whilst studying - I really needed a break of some sort.

I wasn't that close to my Dad. He was already old when I was born (45) and was more of a grandfather - I think the relationship with my brother was paternal in many ways and certainly closer to what I have with my son. He was my Dad and there are things in my life I can attribute to him, like my love of history and books, but I don't want the relationship I had with him for me and my son - in fact I want something much closer and more emotional. I'm detached about it all really - now both of them have gone, I can really say that my parents were loving in many ways and brought me up well, but I never had any real close emotional attachment to either of them.

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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby oliltownofkathlehem » 27 Jul 2018, 23:38

much love and understanding to toby and neige.

i do understand, more than i can explain right now, on both fronts.

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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby yomptepi » 03 Aug 2018, 19:28

I have just heard that my mum passed away this afternoon. Quietly in her sleep. All a bit confused at the moment, but I know she will at last be at peace. Thanks everyone for your support whilst I have been negotiating this difficult time. It has been a great help and comfort.
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Postby Samoan » 03 Aug 2018, 19:35

I'm so sorry to hear about your mum, Yomp.
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Postby Six String » 03 Aug 2018, 19:36

So sorry to hear this Michael. It's never easy, even when it's not a surprise.

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Postby harvey k-tel » 03 Aug 2018, 20:51

So sorry, Michael.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby oliltownofkathlehem » 03 Aug 2018, 20:52

my warm condolences, yomp.

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Postby Count Machuki » 03 Aug 2018, 21:18

Oh, Yomp. So sorry, man.
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Postby Belle Lettre » 03 Aug 2018, 22:18

So very sorry, Michael x
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Postby Charlie O. » 03 Aug 2018, 23:23

yomptepi wrote: but I know she will at last be at peace.

There's an awful lot to be said for that. Take care, Yompy.
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Postby The Fish » 04 Aug 2018, 09:41

Sorry to hear that Michael. Take care my friend. THoughts are with you.

Having been through this with both parents I can only say that yes it is a wretched time, but (I can only speak for myself here) tempered with some small sense of relief/closure when thinking about how the future could have played out.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby never/ever » 04 Aug 2018, 09:58

My condolences Mikel....but a comfort to hear how peaceful she left.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Darkness_Fish » 04 Aug 2018, 20:28

Sorry to hear that yomp, my best wishes are with you and yours.

It's been a bastard of a year for parents of BCB-ers this year so far, if any of you are lucky enough to have parents left, take care of them. I'm just off to cover my mum in bubble-wrap.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Diamond Dog » 06 Aug 2018, 13:17

Very very tough time for you and yours Michael - there's really very little anyone can say to help, but I do remember how comforting it was just knowing people cared.

Peace to your Mum and deepest condolences to you all.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Hugh » 07 Aug 2018, 13:16

Just seeing this now. Take care Michael and take comfort from happy memories.

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Postby Tom Waits For No One » 07 Aug 2018, 16:04

Condolences to you and yours Yomp.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Belle Lettre » 09 Aug 2018, 00:04

Been married for 26 years today. Well, yesterday now.
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