Friday, December 12, 2014

From The Hospital Ward

I have an appointment on Monday to get the cast taken off and the stitches removed. I've noticed some slight improvement in my right hand flexibility: I can now tie my own shoes for example.

I watched The Guns of Naverone yesterday as part of my recovery film festival. Today will be either Barry Lyndon or The Blue Max.

I have also been reading my way through a stack of books and annuals written by Charles S. Grant, which is an enjoyable way to pass a lot of time.

13 comments:

  1. Get well soon old chap, but do be sure to enjoy your convalescence, you seem to be doing rather well!
    Best wishes, Jeremy

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  2. The Guns of Navarone... good for what ails ye.

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  3. Glad to hear your on the mend , Tony

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  4. Happy that you are on the road to recovery. Never underestimate the medicinal value of revisiting favorite films and hobby literature. Clearly, it's just the thing.

    Best Regards,

    Stokes

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  5. "Zulu", "Gunga Din", "The Wind and the Lion", "Master and Commander" . . . more good films for your convalescence, sir.

    Enjoy and get well soon.


    -- Jeff

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  6. What about "The Draughtsman's Contract"- a rare film delight to be savoured like fine wine....
    So glad to here you are moving forward.
    Alan

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  7. In Harms Way, The Vikings, The Longest Day, Das Boot, Patton, Tora Tora Tora. The John Wayne's cavalry movies, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, Fort Apache, Rio Grande and The Horse Soldiers. Godzilla with Raymond Burr in it.
    Take care Jim,
    Bill P.

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  8. I bet you're looking forward to a good scratch.

    FMB

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  9. Yes, the itching inside the wrap is annoying.

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  10. Thankfully I rarely get ill but Lindsay who teaches tinnies has picked up a foul bug which she has managed to pass onto me. So yesterday (sunday) I did nothing except take elder daughter to the airport to go skiing. I cancelled lunch with my mum and the two of us sat and watched back to back episodes of Breaking Bad. I think we are up to episode 62. We must be near the end soon!

    Guy

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  11. Mrs Fritz and I did a binge watching festival of Breaking Bad and watched all six seasons in about 3 months last year.

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  12. Hope your feeling better.

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