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post #1 of 81 (permalink) Old 23-12-2021, 16:21 Thread Starter
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Unfortunately recent bad news means that this will probably be my last post on here, whilst the tumor in my brain shrunk, the cancer has moved down and enveloped my spinal cord, inside and out and other areas down there. I have been told that there's nothing they can do for me, other than palliative care. So I am currently in the MacMillan care centre, being looked after til the end. I have enjoyed the camaraderie on here and have made good friends with some of the members. I wish you all good health and happy trails for next year, wish I could be with you.
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post #2 of 81 (permalink) Old 23-12-2021, 17:15
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Oh dear Alan, I am so sorry to read that I thought all was going so well.
You have been so brave all through your illness.
Good bye Alan, how I wish I could give you a cuddle , you will be remembered with love on this forum.

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Oh this is indeed very sad news Alan. I think we have all had everything crossed for you and it must be awful for you and your lovely family. For once words fail me as to what to say to you other than how incredibly sorry I am to hear this. I and many others were overjoyed to see the various videos going around Facebook recently at your recent gigs with the family and friends. Those memories live on forever. Although we never met I always felt we had so much in common when it came to music, scooters and our love for trundling about the biggest mountains in Europe. I always loved your stories and posts. Try to think of those times. I wont say goodbye because its too final. Our friends and family that made an impression on our lives are never truly gone.
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Now come on, we will not let such a trifle interfere with your participation on here, obviously we are all saddened to hear such news but McMillan are brilliant and they will reinforce the importance of trying to keep cheerful.

At least posting on here only requires a maximum of half a brain, thatís all the rest of us have, so you are ahead already (no pun intended).

Thank you for your best wishes for the future, the road that you are facing has no maps, may have massive potholes and twists but is still one that we all have to face, so keep on posting what you can, when you can. Contact with others is important and you are not allowed to be alone - you are one of us.

Just be thankful Barry has not sent you a lorry load of his music videos as he has done with Tuggers, the nurses there are kicking him out asap.

We ARE with you, mentally if not physically.

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Oh gosh Alan. We are so sorry and have very fond memories of your family on here.

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Very sorry to hear that Alan.

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Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Though wise men at their end know dark is right,
Because their words had forked no lightning they
Do not go gentle into that good night.

Good men, the last wave by, crying how bright
Their frail deeds might have danced in a green bay,
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Wild men who caught and sang the sun in flight,
And learn, too late, they grieved it on its way,
Do not go gentle into that good night.

Grave men, near death, who see with blinding sight
Blind eyes could blaze like meteors and be gay,
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

And you, my father, there on the sad height,
Curse, bless, me now with your fierce tears, I pray.
Do not go gentle into that good night.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Dylan Thomas, Do not go gentle into that good night


Kick some ass Alan....
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Alan, I am so, so sorry to hear that news. I know you were very positive and hopeful.

You've been a real inspiration on this forum, both with your travels and your music.

I will remember our meetup in France with great fondness. And tell Jayne if she ever wants to try a meet-up with the MHs just to get in touch.

God speed. You are in the best place.

Love to the family.

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So sorry to hear your sad news. All that I am feeling has been said above. Life can be so cruel sometimes. Do keep in touch for as long as you feel able.
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