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Jim Lad 08 May 07 - 01:54 AM
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Subject: Scrump
From: Singing Referee
Date: 29 Mar 07 - 07:53 PM

I received this message from Alan Hewson a friend of Scrump's today.

"Hello all
        
Some of you will no doubt have heard already that our good friends Paul and Frankie Gunningham were involved in an RTA at the weekend on their way to the airport. Frankie is now home with two broken bones and bruising. Paul is in intensive care with broken arms and serious head injuries. He is stable, and the doctors are making positive noises about his chances of a full recovery. He is sedated and comfortable."

I have no further news currently, but will post it when I do.

I have their address, but won't post it here. I'll find out if it's OK to pass it on, but in the mean time if anyone want's to pm me, I will pass it on if given the OK.

I'll try to find a way of forwarding messages from this thread.


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Subject: RE: Scrump
From: katlaughing
Date: 29 Mar 07 - 08:00 PM

Ah, man, too much of this kind of stuff going on right now! Thanks, very much, for letting us know and please let them know I am sending good thoughts and energy.

{{{{{{{{{Paul & Frankie}}}}}}}}}}}}

All the best,

kat


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Subject: RE: Scrump
From: Jim Lad
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 12:33 AM

refresh


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Subject: RE: Scrump
From: catspaw49
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 12:37 AM

I'm with kat........My best thoughts your way.......Now get better and get back!

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Scrump
From: Jim Lad
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 12:39 AM

You'll be in my prayers tonight.
God Bless
Jim


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Subject: RE: Scrump
From: JennyO
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 12:41 AM

Thinking of you both, and sending lots of healing energy from the land of Oz!


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: MBSLynne
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 03:07 AM

Oh no! All good thoughts and blessings going out from me too. I won't send a hug...it might hurt!

Please keep us posted on progress

Love Lynne


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 03:16 AM

more good wishes from OZ

sandra


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: fat B****rd
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 03:35 AM

Best regards from Charlie.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Paco Rabanne
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 03:47 AM

Cheers from sunny Hull.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: GUEST,Mingulay at work
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 03:47 AM

So sorry to read this news, tell him there's a pint of genuine County waiting for him. That should speed up the healing process.

Best wishes

Pete


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Fidjit
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 03:52 AM

My commiserations too. Seems to be a bad year. Lots of things going wrong. Getting hurt. etc.

By the way what's a RTA ?

Chas


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: The Villan
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 03:55 AM

Best wishes Scrump.

Road Traffic Accident, I assume.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Keith A of Hertford
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 04:20 AM

I always have enjoyed Scrump's posts.
I really hope to read some more soon.
keith.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Hawker
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 04:20 AM

So sorry to hear this, Get well soon both of you, healing thoughts are being sent your way.
Much love, Lucy


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: The PA
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 04:40 AM

Best wishes for speedy recoveries from sunny Worcestershire.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: George Papavgeris
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 04:46 AM

Paul, Frankie, best wishes for a speedy and full recovery from me and Vanessa.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: GUEST,Shimrod
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 04:46 AM

Dear Mr & Mrs Scrump,

I was shocked to read of your accident. Please accept my very best wishes for a full and speedy recovery.

Love,
Shimrod


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 04:48 AM

Good pain relief and a swift recovery to you both.
Best wishes
Giok


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Leadbelly
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 05:01 AM

Scrump - Best wishes for soon recovery,
Manfred


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: The Fooles Troupe
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 05:24 AM

Best wishes.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Flash Company
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 05:36 AM

As a late ,lamented friend once put it 'The roads would be fine if it wasn't for all these bloody motorists!' (We were driving along in his car at the time.)
Speedy recovery, Scrump!

Brian & Sheila Q


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: JennyO
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 06:09 AM

Strange - when I read the reference to the RTA, I assumed it meant an accident, however here in Oz, RTA means something entirely different. It's the Roads and Traffic Authority - where you go to get your licence and registration etc. I figured he didn't mean that.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: My guru always said
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 06:41 AM

So sorry to see this, sending positive thoughts for full recoveries!
Hil x


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: skipy
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 07:15 AM

I hurry back mate, I enjoy your posts so much, you are one of the "nutters" & we need.
Skipy


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Bee
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 07:18 AM

Heal quickly - this is not a good way to avoid posting at Mudcat!


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: jacqui.c
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 07:20 AM

It's one thing after another right now! However, there are still enough good wishes to go around, and Mudcat hugs as well.

Get well soon Scrump & lady. Hugs and good wishes coming from Maine.

Thanks Ref, for letting us know.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: The Sandman
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 07:40 AM

get well soon.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Mark Dowding
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 08:02 AM

Sorry to hear this news. Hope better news will soon be with us about Mr & Mrs Scrump's recovery.

Mark


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 08:39 AM

Wishing you both a speedy recovery...

Best wishes,

Peter


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: RoyH (Burl)
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 09:16 AM

Best wishes for speedy and complete recocvery. Burl.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Herga Kitty
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 09:35 AM

Sorry to hear this news. Best wishes for speedy recoveries!

Kitty


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: bobad
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 09:37 AM

Hey Scrump we miss you around here - get well soon.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Old Grizzly
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 09:45 AM

Wishin' you a speedy and full recovery.

With you not here, the sanity balance is likely to suffer severe disruption :o)


Regards and best wishes

Dave P


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Grimmy
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 11:28 AM

Hey Scrumpy, man, get well soon OK?


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Old Grizzly
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 12:21 PM

This seems to have got lost from the thread list - on my screen at least
Trying to refresh thread from my personal page
D


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Singing Referee
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 12:27 PM

It's got moved to BS/Non-music


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Georgiansilver
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 01:26 PM

Get well and get back on here soon....miss your posts. Best wishes, Mike.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Jean(eanjay)
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 01:37 PM

I'm really sorry to hear this news. Best wishes for a full and speedy recovery.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Mrrzy
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 02:05 PM

I want to die peacefully in my sleep, like my grandfather, not screaming in terror like the passengers in his car.

Sorry! Hope it didn't hurt to laugh! I am trying to cheer you up!


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: gnu
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 02:12 PM

Ouch! I hope for the best and for speedy recoveries for both.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Linda Kelly
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 03:21 PM

Best wishes for your recovery Linda


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 05:09 PM

Hope you both recover quickly, take care.

LTS


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: GUEST,lox
Date: 30 Mar 07 - 05:38 PM

Yeah - get well!

I hardly know you and I won't get the chance if you don't!


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: GUEST,rock chick
Date: 31 Mar 07 - 06:45 AM

Healing vibes coming their way, there is always someone worse off then yourself.

rc xx


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Bee
Date: 31 Mar 07 - 10:55 AM

Any more news on how Scrump's doing?


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: greg stephens
Date: 31 Mar 07 - 11:04 AM

Get well soon Scrump, and the Scrumpette too.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Bainbo
Date: 31 Mar 07 - 07:04 PM

Just got back from a few days away and read this. What a nasty surprise. Hope you heal quickly - positive thoughts.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Singing Referee
Date: 01 Apr 07 - 04:21 AM

Fellow Mudcatters, I'll try to find out how Scrump's doing later today. All your good wishes and kind thoughts have been passed on, and I'm sure are a great comfort.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Linda Goodman Zebooker
Date: 01 Apr 07 - 10:21 AM

I hope you are both feeling better now, and will soon be recovered.
Linda


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Singing Referee
Date: 02 Apr 07 - 05:17 AM

Scrump is in there fighting, but it sounds like it will be a long battle.

I received this message this morning.

"Morning Steve

We spent a couple of hours at the hospital yesterday, held his hand, sang him a song, talked to him. He is still sedated, there is improvement but it is very slow, less sedation and a better blood pressure ratio. The message though is essentially no change. Frankie is going in every day, I'll go again in a few days. I will get news of any change quickly and will keep you posted.

All the best
Alan"

Alan and his wife Sue run the Baldock & Letchworth Folk Club and are very close friends of Paul and Frankie. They are obviously severely distressed by the situation, so although they are only too happy to act as a conduit for our thoughts and wishes I'm trying not to intrude to often. I will be going to the club on Wednesday, so should have further news on Thursday.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: MBSLynne
Date: 02 Apr 07 - 09:49 AM

Well being stable is always the first step. Once the actual recover y sets in thigns often start to move much faster. Traumatised bodies need time to put themselves in order before they can heal propely.

When he is conscious, give him our love and thoughts...I expect you will take a copy of this to him? Meantime, lets hope for a complete recovery. Never mind if it's a bit slow as long as it happens

Love Lynne


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: katlaughing
Date: 02 Apr 07 - 10:05 AM

If it helps any, I know of a young woman who had what appeared to be severe head injuries from a car wreck in February. With time, she gradually got better and is now fully aware, working at gaining back her ability to act on her own through PT. The main thing is she woke up which they were not sure she would ever do. They had to induce a coma before she came out of the one the wreck put her in, so that her body could heal, much as MBSLynne noted. Anyway, she is doing marvellously well and they expect a complete recovery.

May it be so for Scrump, too.

Thanks for keeping us informed,

kat


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: fat B****rd
Date: 02 Apr 07 - 10:07 AM

Thank you, Singing Referee. I trust things will only get better and know that Mudcat support is always a help.
All the best to Scrump and family from Charlie S.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Hollowfox
Date: 02 Apr 07 - 11:40 AM

Good thoughts coming your way, and a Genuine Purebred Midwestern $#@!-reduction candle to be fired up when I get home from work tonight.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: jacqui.c
Date: 02 Apr 07 - 01:36 PM

This is one of the threads I always check when on line.

Good thoughts coming from Maine.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: GUEST,Black Hawk
Date: 04 Apr 07 - 10:40 AM

Any news on Scrump?

Never met him but read many of his posts.

<<>>


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Singing Referee
Date: 05 Apr 07 - 05:26 AM

Went to Baldock last night (incidentally, stonkin' show by Isambarde). Alan reported that there is little change with Paul, but what there is, is in the right direction. The amount of sedation he is under is gradually being reduced and this is allowing Paul's blood pressure and other vital signs slowly to normalise. This can only be done gradually though, in line with the healing process. So there's still a way to go, and there's no certainty yet, but the signs are encouraging for an eventual full recovery.

I've given hard copy of all the messages (on this thread and pm'd to me) to Alan to pass on to Frankie in case she's not had opportunity to look here. Frankie is of course visiting Paul every day, but I'm not pushing for any response to requests for direct contact. Now that Frankie has all the messages I'll leave it to her to decide whether, and then when, she thinks that is appropriate or desirable.

Keep the healing thoughts flowing though.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 05 Apr 07 - 08:34 AM

Thanks for the update Singing Referee...

Lots of healing thoughts winging on their way from Sunny Suffolk...

Best wishes,

Peter


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Jean(eanjay)
Date: 05 Apr 07 - 08:37 AM

Positive thoughts still coming from Yorkshire.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Jim Lad
Date: 06 Apr 07 - 01:15 AM

Thanks Ref.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Moonunit
Date: 06 Apr 07 - 07:29 PM

My thoughts and best wishes to Scrump.
Thanks to Singing Ref and Alan - keep singing!

Jude x


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: skipy
Date: 07 Apr 07 - 06:00 PM

Any update, we want him back, he belongs to us not the hospital!
Skipy


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: katlaughing
Date: 07 Apr 07 - 06:51 PM

Thanks for the update, SingingRef. Really appreciate it.

Continued good thoughts and thanks givings from Colorado.

kat


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Big Jim from Jackson
Date: 08 Apr 07 - 11:20 AM

When I read the first post on this thread I was surprised to learn that Scrump was Paul Gunningham, with whom I have been corresponding for several years through his Scrumpy and Western web site! I wish them both the speediest recovery. You can relay that I am still playing music from some of his favorite artists---Shag Connors, the Wurzels, the Yokels, Five Penny Piece, et al. Here in the middle of Missouri, USA, their music would be unknown here, were it not for Paul and his web site being a guide for me.

Jim Hickam


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Singing Referee
Date: 10 Apr 07 - 10:55 AM

Latest news from Alan. Needs no comment from me, just as Alan says, keep praying or whatever you believe in.

"Hello everyone

Thanks for your continued enquiries about Paul, and Frankie sends her thanks and appreciation to those who have sent card and best wishes for Paul.

Frankie, Sue and I went to see Paul yesterday afternoon. He is now off the sedation and is much more comfortable now than he was. The superficial cuts and bruises are repairing well, as are his broken arm and wrist. There is brain damage due to the crash, and of course swelling around the brain which is reducing as his body heals. He is awake for longish periods, and as we talked and held his hands he was able to demonstrate that the he was aware we were with him, which was really nice to see.

It is now a wait and see time as the drugs allow brain cells to regenerate, and how stimulation helps give him the will to improve. Keep you fingers crossed for his recovery, it will be slow. If you are religious then say a prayer for him, it is so sad to see such a lovely person in this condition. Say a prayer too for Frankie and their son Harry who is taking this very hard.

Stay safe, and if you have a car without an airbag. Change it.

Alan"


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Bee
Date: 10 Apr 07 - 12:11 PM

Thinking good thoughts.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Jean(eanjay)
Date: 10 Apr 07 - 12:15 PM

I keep thinking of Richard Hammond and the excellent recovery he made. I don't know Scrump but I love reading his posts. Wishing him also an excellent recovery.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: GUEST,Guest- Northernecho
Date: 10 Apr 07 - 03:03 PM

Steve Knightley made a dedication from the stage to Scrump on Sunday at Show of Hands gig at The Albert Hall.

Best Wishes Scrump all SOH fans also thinking of you and missing
you.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Gulliver
Date: 10 Apr 07 - 08:40 PM

Really, really sorry to hear about this. I followed Scrump's posts at every opportunity and almost invariably agreed with what he had to say.
Hoping for a full recovery. Best wishes, Don.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Jim Lad
Date: 14 Apr 07 - 12:42 AM

Thanks Ref.
Jim


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: alanabit
Date: 14 Apr 07 - 04:23 AM

Here's some more good wishes for a speedy recovery from sunny Köln. Hope he is well and back among us soon.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: My guru always said
Date: 14 Apr 07 - 05:51 PM

Still sending positive thoughts for healing!


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Singing Referee
Date: 16 Apr 07 - 05:28 PM

I'll be going to Baldock on Wednesday, so I'll post an update on Thursday.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: katlaughing
Date: 16 Apr 07 - 06:15 PM

Thanks, Ref.

That young woman I think I mentioned way back at the beginning of this thread, has just now been moved from the facility she was in to a rehabilitation place. Recovery has been slow, by necessity, but progress has been made and continues to encourage her parents and friends with the prospect of a full recovery. May it be so for Scrump, too.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Singing Referee
Date: 19 Apr 07 - 04:51 PM

Sorry I'm late posting this, but there's not much to report, so I've been struggling to think of much positive to say. Paul is now breathing unassisted, but has virtually no motor function. He appears to be aware of his surroundings but cannot communicate. He had an MRI scan on Wednesday, but we had no news of the results by yesterday evening. Doctors expect him to continue to improve slowly but it will be some time before the possible full extent of his recovery can even be assessed.

I'll keep you updated as soon as I hear anything else.

Keep Paul, Frankie and Harry in your thoughts.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Hawker
Date: 19 Apr 07 - 05:38 PM

All still in our thoughts here
Thanks for the updates Ref,
Cheers, Lucy


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Jim Lad
Date: 19 Apr 07 - 08:54 PM

Thanks Ref.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: George Papavgeris
Date: 19 Apr 07 - 10:23 PM

This makes hard reading. But if there comes a time when visits are allowed from non-relatives, please make sure to let us know, Steve. I, for one, would like to visit.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 20 Apr 07 - 10:54 AM

Thanks Ref,

Still thinking if them all.

Best wishes,

Peter


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Bee
Date: 20 Apr 07 - 11:02 AM

Well "virtually no motor function" sounds better than 'no motor function', so hope is still available. Here's hoping for continued recovery. Sometimes recovery, though slow, is very good.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Rowan
Date: 21 Apr 07 - 01:11 AM

And here's hoping the recovering continues!
Big (but metaphoric, so far) hugs.

Cheers, Rowan


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: katlaughing
Date: 21 Apr 07 - 01:16 AM

Thanks, Ref. Sometimes our bodies just take awhile to catch up and start healing. They need lots and lots of rest without our minds fretting too much. I give thanks that this, or something better, is what is happening with Scrump, for the highest good of all concerned.

Take care,

kat


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: My guru always said
Date: 21 Apr 07 - 04:28 AM

Still sending positive thoughts for healing,
Hil


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Megan L
Date: 21 Apr 07 - 04:33 AM

Sorry to hear this will keep both in our thoughts and prayers.

Dauvitt and his meg


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Lizzie Cornish
Date: 21 Apr 07 - 01:13 PM

Dear Scrump,

You and Frankie are in our thoughts every single day.

Don't you give up! Don't you DARE give up!!

Much love to you both


Lizzie xx


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Mark Dowding
Date: 28 Apr 07 - 04:52 AM

Any more news of Scrump?
I've put a message on his Fivepenny Piece Yahoo Group and members are asking about him naturally enough.

Cheers
Mark


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: skipy
Date: 28 Apr 07 - 06:00 PM

Refresh, there are many of us who are hoping for a full & rapid recovery, please keep us informed, fingers crossed.
Skipy


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: katlaughing
Date: 28 Apr 07 - 07:11 PM

I hope they are able to play music everyday for him and that they are able to talk to him as much as possible. While we may "go walkabout" for awhile, in our minds, while the body does its healing work, the sound of music he loves and voices he is familiar with maintain that all important connection to the material world.May it be so for him.

All the best,

kat


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Singing Referee
Date: 02 May 07 - 03:42 AM

I hope to have some news later today


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: MBSLynne
Date: 02 May 07 - 07:14 AM

I can only repeat that my thoughts and blessings are with him and his family. Humans have amazing powers of recovery and many people who have been told they will never do things again go right ahead and do them.

Dum vivimus vivamus.
(That may be totally incorrect Latin...I picked it up in my teens when I was into Latin but not learning it!)

Love Lynne


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Grimmy
Date: 02 May 07 - 07:59 AM

I'd like to second what Lynne said. The human brain has the miraculous ability to re-wire itself when damaged. My thoughts are with Paul and Frankie at this time.

Dammit to hell, it was just recently that Scrump and I were debating how to use a time machine. If only we had one right now.

Be strong, lad.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: My guru always said
Date: 02 May 07 - 09:18 AM

Thanks for the update Steve (& Alan). Still sending positive thoughts from here.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Keith A of Hertford
Date: 02 May 07 - 09:53 AM

Words seem inadequate.
Be strong.
Keith.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: jacqui.c
Date: 02 May 07 - 10:00 AM

Thanks Steve. Lots of good thoughts for Scrump's recovery coming from Maine.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: katlaughing
Date: 02 May 07 - 10:52 AM

Thanks for the update. Time can be a great restorative. May it be so for Scrump and family.

In Light and Love,

kat


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 02 May 07 - 11:19 AM

Healing thoughts,

Peter


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Leadfingers
Date: 02 May 07 - 12:55 PM

It is amazing how the Human Body can repair itself , and the Brain seems to do an even better job than other organs ! It all sounds very promising to me !


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Leadfingers
Date: 02 May 07 - 12:56 PM

And can I log another 100 ?


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: skipy
Date: 02 May 07 - 05:55 PM

lets ALL be positive here on this one, we want him back 100% as before.
Skipy


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Singing Referee
Date: 03 May 07 - 10:09 AM

Here is the latest update on Paul's progress. Sounds like there's still a long way to go, and it may well be some time yet before an accurate prognosis can be given.

"The most recent MRI results show lots of damage to the motor area of the brain, with small pockets of damage elsewhere. This tends to suggest that physical movement will be a real issue for Paul to overcome even if those other minor areas of damage have not affected him too badly. Only time will tell.

I was last there on Sunday, (going again on Friday 4th) and Paul was quite animated for an hour or so until we wore him out! The feeding tube was to be rerouted directly to his stomach on May 2nd and the tubes to his throat removed. This should mean that he will be able to make noises and then hopefully talk fairly soon.

We believe that we have seen real signs of improvement.... noises, facial movement, hand, finger and arm movements (looks like finger picking) and apparent scanning of newspaper pages held in front of his eyes. At this stage all we can do is hope that this is genuine progress, as some movement will be reflex. The doctors are talking about sending him to a specialist brain hospital in London for "rehab", but no date has yet been set..

Finally, we learnt a few days ago that the police have confirmed Paul was blameless in the accident.. The car that hit them was driven by a man who probably went to sleep at the wheel and crossed the carriage way.

Thanks for your continued support
All the best
Alan

I also asked Alan about the many requests I've had from Mudcatters and other internet forums to which Paul belongs as to whether it's possible to contact the family direct. This is his understandable response.

"You are correct about Paul's many internet dabbling's! Frankie is now in contact with a member of "The Fivepenny Piece" so that is all under control.

Frankie does go onto mudact and other forums, so the best wishes of online friends are seen and noted. However, as you will appreciated this is a difficult time for Frankie so please direct enquires via me for the time being, and Frankie will pass all of the messages onto Paul when the time is right.
cheers
Alan


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Bee
Date: 03 May 07 - 10:50 AM

Thanks, SR, for keeping us informed. Some of the signs seem very hopeful, although there's a long road ahead.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Woofy
Date: 03 May 07 - 12:12 PM

This is very sad news indeed, please send my best wishes to Paul. I have spoken to Tommy Banner and Pete Budd and they are very sadened to hear this news and both send their very best wishes

Steve Woof (EMI Records)


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Singing Referee
Date: 05 May 07 - 05:45 PM

Just got this from Alan!!!!

"Hello all

We went to see Paul yesterday (Friday) and saw a great improvement. He was clearly trying to tell us things with gestures and trying to talk....

Frankie just called from the hospital and Paul asked for a drink, and drank from a straw!

This huge wonderful breakthrough has me and Sue grinning stupidly and me now writing with very large celebratory single malt.

All the best!!!
Alan"


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: jacqui.c
Date: 05 May 07 - 05:48 PM

What great news! We'll keep up the good wishes, just in case it helps!


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: katlaughing
Date: 05 May 07 - 05:49 PM

Oh!! What WONDERFUL news!!!!! Let's hear it for Restorative Powers, Love, and Time!!!


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: skipy
Date: 05 May 07 - 06:17 PM

Great! today has been a good day, but the last 2 minutes have been the best!
Skipy


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: catspaw49
Date: 05 May 07 - 06:52 PM

Well.....Just completely and totally

GREAT!!!

Smiles and happiness rule the day!

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: fat B****rd
Date: 06 May 07 - 12:01 PM

Great news. What more can I say apart from onward and upward. ATB from Charlie.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Bee
Date: 06 May 07 - 12:17 PM

That is tremendously encouraging - thank you for telling us. ;-)


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: MBSLynne
Date: 06 May 07 - 01:03 PM

Oh that's brilliant! And only the start....

Still sending good thoughts..

Love Lynne


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 06 May 07 - 01:07 PM

Wonderful news, hope he continues to improve. Give him a big slobbery wet kiss from me next time you see him.

LTS


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Jean(eanjay)
Date: 06 May 07 - 01:19 PM

I'm so pleased to hear this very encouraging news.

Still sending positive thoughts and good wishes.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Lizzie Cornish
Date: 06 May 07 - 01:34 PM

Welcome back Scrump! :0)

Huge hugs and kisses from Sidmouth to both you and Frankie.

......and Steve, thank you for keeping us informed.


With love to all three of you

Lizzie xxx


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 07 May 07 - 07:14 AM

Onwards and upwards!

Excellent news.

Best wishes,

Peter


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Jim Lad
Date: 08 May 07 - 01:54 AM

Thanks Ref!
What was the single malt?


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 08 May 07 - 04:19 AM

keep on passing on the good news!

sandra


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: My guru always said
Date: 08 May 07 - 05:20 AM

Wonderful news!!! Keeping up those positive thoughts for a good recovery!


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: GUEST,Natalie H
Date: 08 May 07 - 11:30 AM

I don't know quite what I am posting on right now, but I know Paul as 'Scrump' from the Karine Polwart forum and was very saddened to hear this dreadful news today.
Bit too close to home for me! That's me speaking personally as well, not professionally (I am a qualified nurse btw!)
The best thing I can say to Paul and his family and friends is be patient, stay strong, keep optimistic but realistic, and try to do all the things that he likes, for example playing his favourite tunes.
The professionals won't probably know exactly what's happening with Paul and only time sometimes tells the full story. Already it's great to see that there has been some improvement.
I want to pass on how very sorry I am to hear about this. Sending all the love possible in the world.
To Paul,
Hope to see you back online!! We're missing the regular gig updates of yours on the Karine forum!! You won't believe it either but I was round your neck of the woods this last weekend too. You just get better soon!!
Huge love,
Natalie H xxx


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Hawker
Date: 08 May 07 - 05:57 PM

Great news, still sending get well vibes from Cornwall. Thanks for keeping us posted.
Cheers, Lucy


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: skipy
Date: 08 May 07 - 06:15 PM

Natalie, if you get to read this, your are posting to a group of people who "really do give a shit", We care for this man, as we care for all our members, we do fight a bit once in a while, but believe me we do CARE, a lot, stay with us & share with us.
Best Regards Skipy.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: GUEST,A Scrump Fan
Date: 09 May 07 - 07:45 AM

Below is a photo of Paul (in the red T shirt)

Scrump

I thought some of you may like to to focus a little more 'personally' on Paul, by having his photo nearby. I keep his picture by my computer screen now, and every day I send thoughts out to him, along with everyone else.

We're all pulling together for you Paul, you and Frankie both.

God Bless you both and hurry back to us.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Ella who is Sooze
Date: 09 May 07 - 08:06 AM

positive thoughts from Wales to all involved.

Keep your energy going.

Regards

EWIS


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: My guru always said
Date: 09 May 07 - 09:54 AM

Many thanks for the photo Fan, having only met Scrump on Mudcat it has certainly helped me to focus my thoughts.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: GUEST
Date: 11 May 07 - 05:42 AM

refresh


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Jim Lad
Date: 11 May 07 - 01:02 PM

Far to handsome for my liking!
Best wishes to the family.
Kind Regards.
Jim


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: George Papavgeris
Date: 12 May 07 - 07:00 AM

Latest from Alan Hewson:

"We saw Paul on Thursday, and he drank from a cup having whispered "water"

Drip now removed. The hole from the tracheotomy will take some time to heal. When he tries to speak, air escapes which is frustrating him! He is moving both legs a little, and the plaster cast should have been removed yesterday.

All tiny improvement which give us real hope. he is clearly trying to communicate and haveing managed to say a few words to Frankie confirms his brain function is working on that level which is really good news.
"


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: skipy
Date: 12 May 07 - 07:02 AM

Great! Keep it coming.
Skipy


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: George Papavgeris
Date: 12 May 07 - 07:02 AM

And Alan also prompted me to write this for Paul:

For a friend
George Papavgeris, May 2007

Can you hear me, mate?
I would have been here earlier, I'm sorry I am late.
The motorway's a bitch today, the car park's in a state.
But you don't want to know about my own problems now,
I'm here and I will stay as long as matron will allow.
And I'll ignore the bandages, pretend it's a disguise.
And I'll ignore the monitor, just look you in the eyes
And talk to you
And talk for you
And talk of you

Can you hear me, mate?
Graeme and Gina send their love, and Sue and Alan too.
The guys in the pub ask every day for news of you.
Last night we raised a glass to you and talked about old days
And yes, we trotted out all the tired old clichés
Of how you talk, and how you smile, and how you tell a joke
And Steven was all tearful, though he said it was the smoke.
We drank to you
We drank for you
We drank of you

Can you hear me, mate?
I am embarassed and that's why I seem to hesitate, but
There's something that I need to say to you, that cannot wait
I could have told you long ago, I should have done and all, for it
was you that had the accident and I the wakeup call.
So I'll just say this one thing now, don't mean to be a bore:
I loved the times we had and I look forward to some more.
I 'll sing to you
I 'll sing for you
I 'll sing of you


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Jean(eanjay)
Date: 12 May 07 - 07:48 AM

That's brilliant.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Big Al Whittle
Date: 12 May 07 - 09:08 AM

Best wishes. I hope you are feeling better soon, Scrump.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Roger the Skiffler
Date: 12 May 07 - 09:10 AM

Orea, O Yorgo mou!

Encouraging news, still keeping everything crossed.

RtS


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: katlaughing
Date: 12 May 07 - 10:09 AM

Same here...all good thoughts, etc.

George, BRILLIANT, indeed and thanks for the update.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: jacqui.c
Date: 12 May 07 - 12:07 PM

George - you got me all teary! That was lovely, and so apt.

Steve - thanks for the good news. It's so good to hear that things seem to be looking up.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 12 May 07 - 05:00 PM

Good news again..excellent!

Marvelous song George...

Best wishes,

Peter


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Jim Lad
Date: 13 May 07 - 12:40 AM

Good News!
Nicely done George.
I got to hear you on a podcast recently
so I know you'll do that one justice.
Cheers!
Jim


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: JennyO
Date: 13 May 07 - 05:32 AM

Lovely song, George - no less than I would expect from you!

With your song, and all of us pulling for him, how could he not get better now?


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Lizzie Cornish
Date: 13 May 07 - 06:04 AM

What great news! :0)

Beautiful song George...really beautiful.

...but to hell with Matron! ;0)

We've no 'visiting times' Spiritually we're all staying right beside Scrump, for as long as he needs us.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: sapper82
Date: 13 May 07 - 10:21 AM

Lovely words George, look forward to howling my eyes out when you do them at Wheaton Aston.
Again, as with "Streaky" who sad death is on the board, someone I've never met. Hope there will still be a chance to correct that in the future. We've lost enought 'Catters lately.
Bob


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: SINSULL
Date: 13 May 07 - 08:22 PM

I have been reading this thread and hoping. Sounds like things are as good as they can be and certainly better than expected.

I hope all the caretakers are giving themselves some Quality Time to decompress, rest and even throw things if it helps.

You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Mary


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Hawker
Date: 13 May 07 - 08:38 PM

George, Lovely song!
Scrump, still rooting for you!
Cheers, Lucy


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: GUEST
Date: 15 May 07 - 04:02 AM

refresh


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: GUEST,Natalie H (again!)
Date: 15 May 07 - 06:28 AM

I have made it back to continue reading about 'Scrump's' progress.
I am very pleased to hear good news that progress is being made.
I was very moved by that poem/song. My eyes filled with tears.
Thanks also for the photo that someone posted!
Keep strong 'Scrump'!
Big love being sent over xx


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: GUEST,Scrump fan
Date: 21 May 07 - 09:16 AM

Any more news? Still thinking of Scrump and his family, every day.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: sapper82
Date: 21 May 07 - 09:26 AM

George's song went down very well at the weekend.
Hope there is good news soon.
Bob


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: George Papavgeris
Date: 29 May 07 - 01:56 PM

I just received the following from Alan Hewson, one of his best mates and fellow band member in Tam Lin:

"It is with a very heavy heart that I have to tell you my wonderful friend Paul Gunningham died from a heart attack at 8.30 this morning.

We don't know why this happened. Paul brought a lot of pleasure to everyone who knew him. He was a kind and gentle man, modest, witty and widely talented. I will miss him more than I can say.

There will be a post mortem. I will let you know what the funeral arrangements will be in due course.
"

I am stunned right now.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Hawker
Date: 29 May 07 - 02:19 PM

Oh George!
I am so sorry to hear this, you made me cry twice this weekend with scrumps song, please dont stop singing it, it's a lovely tribute to a man I never knew, but if he was one of your friends, I know he was special!
Love and kind thoughts to all his family and friends.
Lucy x


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Gulliver
Date: 29 May 07 - 02:26 PM

Really really sorry to hear this. Commiserations to all.

Don


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Ebbie
Date: 29 May 07 - 02:38 PM

I am so sorry- I was hoping for another story of a miraculous return to health.

My condolences to all.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: jacqui.c
Date: 29 May 07 - 03:11 PM

So sorry to hear this! It's even more of a shock as he seemed to be doing so well.

Please give my heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. Is there anything that we can do right now?


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: fat B****rd
Date: 29 May 07 - 03:53 PM

I'm so sory to hear this news. My condolences and best regards to Paul's family and friends.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 29 May 07 - 03:58 PM

No! Please say it's not true....


I'm stunned.

Sympathies and condolences to his family.

LTS


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Jim Lad
Date: 29 May 07 - 04:21 PM

Will someone start an "Obit, Mudcatter "Scrump"" thread please.
Difficult as this may be, some of you have known him for a very long time and it is fitting that one of you should accept the honour.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 29 May 07 - 04:25 PM

Oh bugger!

So sad to hear this.
Giok


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: Jim Lad
Date: 29 May 07 - 05:05 PM

I've started it for you, using George's words.


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Subject: RE: Mudcatter Scrump
From: katlaughing
Date: 29 May 07 - 11:13 PM

Please click HERE for the obituary thread for Scrump. Thanks for starting it Jim.


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