Douglas Diary Autumn Hols 2019
I am delighted to report that Jan left hospital this morning for a ride by ambulance from Stoke on Trent to Oxford, she was delivered safely to her sister, a three plus hour journey with complements of the amazing NHS. In regular attendance at her sister’s home for the next few weeks will be a visiting nurse and doctor again with grateful thanks to NHS.
Our eldest grandson Jonathan 25 (not currently working) was volunteered to assist me Andrew (aka the bearded one) in driving Douglas’ long kennel aka Albert back to home base at King’s Bromley. Not an experienced crew member is he but he did very well managing the first eight locks (with prompts) of our 14 we have to complete by tomorrow afternoon. Another 7-8 hours. My original calculation was at least three hours out, today’s contribution. We actually left Barlaston at 1500 hrs and packed it in at 1830 hrs. Jonathan cooked a delightful vegetarian supper and was asleep at 2000 hours, as I am writing this bulletin.
At this time I have not heard from my dear Jan I suspect her battery on her phone is flat but I know she is in good hands,
Nothing further to report. Jan is making very good progress the number of emails and WhatsApps messages have been legion and so gratefully received with offers of help and good wishes. Thank you all, I hope to answer each of them but please forgive me if I miss one. Jan herself wants to be active on the computer but it has not been easy from her hospital bed and she needs a bit of rest just for a while.
This is all for now I think we are on the up
With best wishes and grateful thanks to you all