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Thursday, 16 April 2020

You'll never guess ...

Was at the living room window in time for the weekly NHS clap and you'll never guess what happened next …



















When the clapping finished everyone in the street sang 'Happy Birthday' to me.

I was 70 on Monday.

Word gets around all right.

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    1. Now everyone know I am the oldest man in the street. (As if it wasn't obvious)

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  2. Congratulations, but does this not mean that your risk level has suddenly been elevated and you can no longer leave the house?

    Also, this sounds a very young street if there is really no-one else over 70.

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    1. I don't leave the house anyway as I'm in a number of at risk groups due to my health, cancer survivor, high blood pressure, current heart problem, asthma and now I'm 70 as well.

      I live in a cul-de-sac, there are only 21 houses. There is one widow who lost her husband last year who is older than me. Everyone else is still working so are either 65 or a lot younger. Newest new comers are just about to retire so are in their 60's I guess.

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  3. Sounds like a nice community you live in! Have a wee dram to celebrate!
    This time its safe to drink alone...

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    1. Thanks Phil

      I will come and say hello if we ever get to Crisis again. Who can tell in these disrupted times.

      Jim

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  5. Jim,

    That was a lovely gesture by your neighbours!

    All the best,

    Bob

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  6. A worthy age! Happy birthday! May there be many more yet to come.

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    1. We've always had a good community feel in my street so it wasn't a surprise really. The only problem was I couldn't run round the street and shake hands with everyone, my wife would have killed me.

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