My Dad's a Fecking Hero

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  1. Freedom of choice

    Freedom of choice Elite Member

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    I went to see my kids this evening, bearing in mind that my youngest has blown me out next week to go to New York with his mother and his step dad. I don’t know what wrong with a week in the Fen’ s playing golf, drinking beer and listening to his old man farting and going on about bikes, but he seems to think an all expense trip to the big apple with chopper ride round Mannhatten and the statue of liberty is more interesting. And the older one plugging me for more stuff he doest need for his new house that the step dad has brought him. I still enjoyed their company and felt pride in what they have become and missed them the very moment I drove away. The long drive back to the Fen’s is always a lonely time of reflection followed by Pink Floyd played at full volume to take my mind off what might have been if I hadn’t been so stupid, or more the point told her how stupid I had been. Don’t get me wrong I love L to death and wouldn’t want to change that I just miss living with me kids.
    On that note, the wine must be hitting the spot and I have an early train to London in the morning.
     
  2. kpone

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    Cheer up you miserable old git.
     
  3. dave d

    dave d Elite Member

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    glad to hear hes on the mend mate.....:D
     
  4. T.C

    T.C Senior Member

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    I am not someone who attempts the hard sell, but if your dad needs legal assistance or advice, I will be very happy to speak to him (or any member of the family) without any obligation.

    Although your father may not have any memory of the crash (which I can relate to as I still cannot remember mine many years on) the evidence sounds pretty strong.

    As I say, no obligation, but happy to help if I can.
     
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  5. shanes

    shanes Active Member

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    sounds like he was lucky to get away with that one , wish him all the best and a speedy recovery
     
  6. RepsolBlade

    RepsolBlade Active Member

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    Thanks TC, think he has that covered! Already been settled out on bike.

    And thanks guys for the lovely words.
    The recollections, the memories we all have! I have giggled myself silly reading these.
    My mum was 16 when I rather unexpectedly arrived, Dad 21. They were kids. I couldn't wipe my arse properly until I was err... Feck, I still can't!
    Anyway, 45 years later, they are still there! Still love an yes loathe eachother!
    But neither wud be the same if the other wasn't there!
    The title does say, dads a hero, but I never ever forget my Mum, she has already lost her 22 year old son to a bike, losing dad would, and I do know this, have killed her.
     
  7. T.C

    T.C Senior Member

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    No problem. Just make sure that whoever he appoints in respect of his injuries represents him properly and doesn't just put him on the conveyor belt and undervalue his claim as many tend to do.

    If advice or assistance is needed, I am still happy where I can.
     
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  8. RepsolBlade

    RepsolBlade Active Member

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    Lovely, I will. Thanks very much for the offer, appreciate it, and I'll pass on the warning. I would imagine it will be a while yet, with the condition he's obviously in right now. Thanks
     
  9. gRRandeelion

    gRRandeelion Active Member

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    As already said all dads are heroes, mine's been gone a good few years now but I owe him so much from my love of motorcycles to my chosen trade, and his stories of the war from the north Atlantic convoys to Burma would have made a good book or film. I miss the old man.
     

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