Marches Meet 2016. CANCELLED.

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Marches Meet 2016. CANCELLED.

#1 Post by MartDude » Sun May 08, 2016 8:33 pm

As you may have guessed from my lengthy silence, things are are not quite tickety-boo here, and it is unavoidable that I cannot host this event in the manner you've become used to.

My sincere apologies for delaying this announcement, and I hope those who had intended coming won't be seriously discommoded by its cancellation.

Some of you are aware that I have a number of long-standing back problems. In recent months, they've been joined by a troublesome damaged disc and stenosis in my neck, which is now affecting my arms, so they're a bit spazzy from time to time, like my legs. And it hurts. And the other back issues haven't got any better. I had hoped that the new medication, for nerve pain, would have enabled me to function at a reasonable level, but this has not been the case. Or rather, if were to take a dosage sufficient to quell the symptoms, I'd be tripping merrily in la-la land; as it is, the reduced dosage I'm getting by with has some pleasantly interesting side effects. In a nutshell, I'm not in a fit state to run the Marches Meet this year, and rather than risk hosting a half-arsed shambles, I decided to cancel.

I have an appointment at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital this week, which I hope will lead to some more effective treatment. If I can be bodged satisfactorily, I'll see about organising a replacement event in early Septmber.

Again, my apologies.

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#2 Post by squadron Nero » Sun May 08, 2016 8:45 pm

Sorry to hear that Mart. Hope the docs can get you fixed up.

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#3 Post by HisNibbs » Sun May 08, 2016 9:12 pm

Hope you get sorted Mart.
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#4 Post by Firestarter » Mon May 09, 2016 7:08 am

Hi Mart, I did wonder with what I'd seen on Farcebook. Hope the docs sort you out
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#5 Post by D-Rider » Mon May 09, 2016 7:14 am

Yep - sorry to hear of the health issues Mart.

Perhaps if all else fails they can replace much of your body with machinery - sort of Gandalf becomes Davros .....

Hope it doesn't come to that and they can find a solution that is sufficiently comfortable.
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#6 Post by randomsquid » Mon May 09, 2016 4:46 pm

You get yourself right chap, getting pissed in a field comes a distant second.
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#7 Post by fatboy » Mon May 09, 2016 5:07 pm

Hope you get comfy soon fella !
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#8 Post by old git » Mon May 09, 2016 5:44 pm

Hope you get some relief soon to the pain Mart, if nothing else works drink Vodka......
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#9 Post by mangocrazy » Mon May 09, 2016 7:50 pm

Really sorry to hear this, Mart. Get yourself fixed and pain-free. That's top priority.

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#10 Post by Aladinsaneuk » Tue May 10, 2016 8:42 pm


Call me if you need to

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#11 Post by BikerGran » Tue May 10, 2016 11:21 pm

randomsquid wrote:You get yourself right chap, getting pissed in a field comes a distant second.
What he meant to say - concentrate on getting yourself well enough to get pissed in a field! :smt002
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#12 Post by Falcopops » Wed May 11, 2016 11:53 am

and there was me thinking I might still be around for it.

Sorry to hear your health isn't so good mate, hope it all starts to I prove soon

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#13 Post by nicketynoo » Thu May 12, 2016 2:20 pm

Sorry about your back Mart hope you're feeling much better soon. Shame it's cancelled I'd had the suit groomed ready!
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#14 Post by DavShill » Fri May 13, 2016 11:36 am

Hope you feel better very soon Mart, good luck.

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#15 Post by Gio » Wed May 25, 2016 10:04 pm

You must stop connecting yourself to the leccy :smt107
Also is it out of guarantee? :smt002
Anyway get well soon :smt039
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