Sorry - not in Old Peoples' Home yet, I've just been away

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Sorry - not in Old Peoples' Home yet, I've just been away

Post by DavebytheSea » Wed Jan 16, 2008 9:20 am

Contrary to popular belief, I have not yet been consigned to an Old People's Home. My absence from the forum has been due to many factors - editing the OB section of the Blue among others.

I'm just back from 4 weeks in Tenerife, and have been told at 6:00 this morning that I have to go out to speak at a meeting in Gran Canaria on Thursday. I am far too old for all this travelling and feel exhausted!

Jonathan and the rest of the family came home more or less as planned (except their flight was cancelled), but I was asked to stay out in an official capacity for an extra 8 days. Hence I had to struggle back on my own, AND they had left all the stuff so that case weighed 30 kilos! Meanwhile because they had messed things up, Iberia flew the rest of them home Business Class on both legs of the journey - lucky devils!

All of us (including Chloe Mahoney - ex Grecians East - and her parents) enjoyed a quiet Christmas, attending All Saints Church - the Anglican Church in Puerto de la Cruz - on Christmas morning and the open air concert by the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra in the evening. This is always a big occasion with an audience of nearly 10,000, and is widely televised throughout the Spanish speaking world.

Once I have recovered from all of this gadding about, I will try and insert something on the Limerick thread.

Happy New Year to everyone
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Re: Sorry - not in Old Peoples' Home yet, I've just been away

Post by J.R. » Wed Jan 16, 2008 11:39 am

Glad you're fit and well David - AND keeping so busy. It must be the tonic wine ! :drinkers:

I'm just pleased to be slowing down a little.
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Post by Great Plum » Wed Jan 16, 2008 1:21 pm

Sounds awful... I'm not jealous at all... hmmm
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