Little things in life that make you smile

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Postby sendô on Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:08 pm

^ I've been trying to teach my boy how to run faster and throw better after his abject performance at sports day last week, at his request.

He's not quite 5.
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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Postby Bend it like Repka on Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:33 pm

She went out the room this evening and left her medals on the table. I put them on, they felt lovely. When she came back in, after a short while she noticed and demanded I give them back. Of course I refused, as I said to her they are just as much mine as hers, in the same way that her achievement award last year was mine as well for all the hours of testing and revision notes I helped her with.

Honestly the ingratitude. You give them everything and then they only spell TEAM with the letter I.

I probably won't even get mentioned when she gets her Oscar, or gives her winners speech at Wimbledon. :fsake:
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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Postby DasNutNock on Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:03 pm

sendô wrote:^ I've been trying to teach my boy how to run faster and throw better after his abject performance at sports day last week, at his request.

He's not quite 5.


The sooner they learn the value of joyless discipline, the better.
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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Postby -DL- on Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:26 pm

After seeing my consultant today for a quick follow up, now not having any cancer related hospital appointments for 6 months :scarfer:
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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Postby Samba on Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:53 pm

-DL- wrote:After seeing my consultant today for a quick follow up, now not having any cancer related hospital appointments for 6 months :scarfer:

That's great news. :thup:
And you've done us all a great service by reminding us to not ignore strange signs & symptoms AND that cancer treatment can work.
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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Postby Bend it like Repka on Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:54 pm

-DL- wrote:After seeing my consultant today for a quick follow up, now not having any cancer related hospital appointments for 6 months :scarfer:


Considering you said at the start it was something like a 30% success chance that's bloody good going.

That or your maths is ****. :wink:
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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Postby r99c on Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:05 pm

-DL- wrote:After seeing my consultant today for a quick follow up, now not having any cancer related hospital appointments for 6 months :scarfer:

Well that's a big thing that will make everyone smile, congrats :) :)
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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Postby sendô on Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:18 pm

We've booked a weeks holiday in August, in a caravan at a holiday camp in Yorkshire for the kids.

A few years back it was sun and city breaks in the med, or week long piss ups. Now it's a caravan up t'north.

I'm ridiculously excited.
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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Postby Samba on Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:30 pm

sendô wrote:We've booked a weeks holiday in August, in a caravan at a holiday camp in Yorkshire for the kids.
A few years back it was sun and city breaks in the med, or week long piss ups. Now it's a caravan up t'north.
I'm ridiculously excited.

You might have more fun in that caravan that you had years ago.
It doesn't matter where you go or how much you spend or even if you stay at home.
Days away from work are always a holiday.
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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Postby DasNutNock on Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:36 pm

Especially with kids, who don’t care if they’ve gone somewhere “exotic” or not. They just want to arse around with their dad for a few days.
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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Postby -DL- on Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:47 pm

Bend it like Repka wrote:Considering you said at the start it was something like a 30% success chance that's bloody good going.

That or your maths is ****.


As I explained top ToMoS, when cancer survival rates are spoken about, it's 5 year survival - so 5 years from end of treatment - and Stage 3 Bladder Cancer does only have a 30% survival rate.

If I'm still here in 2024, that means I've done it :thup:

To the other posts - cheers :scarfer:
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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Postby Samba on Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:15 am

DasNutNock wrote:Especially with kids, who don’t care if they’ve gone somewhere “exotic” or not. They just want to arse around with their dad for a few days while being heavily tested on their times tables..
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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Postby Bend it like Repka on Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:38 am

-DL- wrote:If I'm still here in 2024, that means I've done it :thup:



Ah I see. You'll probably end up outliving all of us.

And still never see west Ham win a trophy......
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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Postby DasNutNock on Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:40 am

DasNutNock wrote:Especially with kids, who don’t care if they’ve gone somewhere “exotic” or not. They just want to arse around with their dad for a few days while being heavily tested on their times tables..


She came top of her class in times tables recently. Proud dad here :)
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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Postby westham,eggyandchips on Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:41 am

Working with idiots you can easily manipulate. :wink:
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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Postby White Goodman on Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:49 am

-DL- wrote:After seeing my consultant today for a quick follow up, now not having any cancer related hospital appointments for 6 months


:thup:
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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Postby prophet:marginal on Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:00 am

sendô wrote:We've booked a weeks holiday in August, in a caravan at a holiday camp in Yorkshire for the kids.

A few years back it was sun and city breaks in the med, or week long piss ups. Now it's a caravan up t'north.

I'm ridiculously excited.


Have a look into how close you'll to Yorkshire Sculpture Park...well worth a visit.
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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Postby Patito on Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:17 am

prophet:marginal wrote:Have a look into how close you'll to Yorkshire Sculpture Park...well worth a visit.


Seconded!
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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Postby S-H on Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:28 am

-DL- wrote:After seeing my consultant today for a quick follow up, now not having any cancer related hospital appointments for 6 months :scarfer:



Boom!!
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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Postby Mega Ron on Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:19 am

sendô wrote:^ I've been trying to teach my boy how to run faster and throw better after his abject performance at sports day last week, at his request.

He's not quite 5.


It's ok dude.

We did the same with our daughter, 9, and son, 5.

We did do it before sports day though and they both won their mains races at the end.
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