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What made you smile today? Part III

Old May 30th 2018, 9:32 am
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I wold quiz the sleazy uncle first though. Grit the teeth and do that in an amiable way to get the most info.
I'm thinking about it. He was an antique dealer at one point - the sleazy uncle not the heroic great uncle so I imagine he knew exactly which sale to put them in and they would have gone to a collector, he may know him. I'm wondering if he took photos of the medals and any paperwork, I might ask my sister to ask him, she's his favourite, I'm too annoyed to be amiable to him. I told my 23 year old daughter the story, totally uninterested in history but her first comment was 'Did that shithead sell them? You don't sell stuff like that, it's just wrong.' Yup.

Edit: Should possibly have put the last couple of posts in the Pissed Off Thread.

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Old May 31st 2018, 7:05 am
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I aspire to this:

https://www.thepoke.co.uk/2014/06/01...-presentation/
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Old May 31st 2018, 11:55 am
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Love that. Seen it before but it never fails to make me cackle very loudly.
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Old Jun 4th 2018, 3:52 pm
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I just got sent this lip-dub video by a friend. It's from Coláiste Feirste, the only secondary-level Gaelscoil or Irish-medium school in Belfast - motto "Is mise Gael" (I am native Irish).
Think of this next time the DUP suggest that Irish is a "dead" language!

Although the two songs in the video were written in Irish, the focus on using Irish in translations of popular songs seems to be a a speciality - YouTube is full of them, just look for "as gaeilge" in the title. I wish it had been taught this way when I was a kid - I might have retained more than a "Cúpla Focal"!

But they're not all translations - just as an ear-worm, try this one "An Dreoilín" (The Wren)
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Old Jun 6th 2018, 2:44 pm
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Had a call from the colorectal nurse specialist - my full-body CT scan report is very short, the chief radiographer has just said "Nothing unexpected observed".

So, with my last blood test showing all markers "within normal bounds" and now the CT scan coming up clear, it looks like the surgery last August was a success and my decision for forgo adjuvant chemotherapy was a good call.

I had a tumour, now I don't, buíochas le Dia!!

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Originally Posted by macliam View Post
Had a call from the colorectal nurse specialist - my full-body CT scan report is very short, the chief radiographer has just said "Nothing unexpected observed".

So, with my last blood test showing all markers "within normal bounds" and now the CT scan coming up clear, it looks like the surgery last August was a success.

I had a tumour, now I don't
Oh, that is such good news!
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Had a call from the colorectal nurse specialist - my full-body CT scan report is very short, the chief radiographer has just said "Nothing unexpected observed".

So, with my last blood test showing all markers "within normal bounds" and now the CT scan coming up clear, it looks like the surgery last August was a success and my decision for forgo adjuvant chemotherapy was a good call.

I had a tumour, now I don't, buíochas le Dia!!
Bloody good news
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Originally Posted by macliam View Post
Had a call from the colorectal nurse specialist - my full-body CT scan report is very short, the chief radiographer has just said "Nothing unexpected observed".

So, with my last blood test showing all markers "within normal bounds" and now the CT scan coming up clear, it looks like the surgery last August was a success and my decision for forgo adjuvant chemotherapy was a good call.

I had a tumour, now I don't, buíochas le Dia!!
That's excellent, you must be very relieved. Stay well.
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Originally Posted by macliam View Post
Had a call from the colorectal nurse specialist - my full-body CT scan report is very short, the chief radiographer has just said "Nothing unexpected observed".

So, with my last blood test showing all markers "within normal bounds" and now the CT scan coming up clear, it looks like the surgery last August was a success and my decision for forgo adjuvant chemotherapy was a good call.

I had a tumour, now I don't, buíochas le Dia!!
Congratulations....the news must be a huge weight off your mind.
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Old Jun 6th 2018, 3:45 pm
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Congratulations....the news must be a huge weight off your mind.
Thanks all - certainly cheered me up a bit!
Now I can start looking for flights to Portugal!!
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Thanks all - certainly cheered me up a bit!
Now I can start looking for flights to Portugal!!
Congrats macliam!!!
..... Flybe are advertising cheap flights at the moment - though whether to PT I don't know..
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Originally Posted by macliam View Post
Had a call from the colorectal nurse specialist - my full-body CT scan report is very short, the chief radiographer has just said "Nothing unexpected observed".

So, with my last blood test showing all markers "within normal bounds" and now the CT scan coming up clear, it looks like the surgery last August was a success and my decision for forgo adjuvant chemotherapy was a good call.

I had a tumour, now I don't, buíochas le Dia!!

Well done that man.
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Originally Posted by macliam View Post
Had a call from the colorectal nurse specialist - my full-body CT scan report is very short, the chief radiographer has just said "Nothing unexpected observed".

So, with my last blood test showing all markers "within normal bounds" and now the CT scan coming up clear, it looks like the surgery last August was a success and my decision for forgo adjuvant chemotherapy was a good call.

I had a tumour, now I don't, buíochas le Dia!!


So happy for you !
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Originally Posted by macliam View Post
Had a call from the colorectal nurse specialist - my full-body CT scan report is very short, the chief radiographer has just said "Nothing unexpected observed".

So, with my last blood test showing all markers "within normal bounds" and now the CT scan coming up clear, it looks like the surgery last August was a success and my decision for forgo adjuvant chemotherapy was a good call.

I had a tumour, now I don't, buíochas le Dia!!

Oh that is good news macliam and well done for retaining control of what happened to your body!!!
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Had a call from the colorectal nurse
This does sound like something from a Carry On film though.
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