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There isn't much to say, LOL.  
I'm 45, single (again) and live in Plymouth, England.
I've had all sorts of jobs, from admin to boat-building to gardening, but, at the moment, I work for the local theatre - cleaning windows and sweeping up. At least the people are all nice and we get plenty of free or cheap tickets : ) 
My favourite poets are Shakespeare, Wordsworth and Robert Frost. I especially love Shakespeare's Sonnet 29.
I love writing and don't think I could live without it.

I'm the bald guy at the very back of the photo, by the way - 'Jack Horner' in the corner, LOL


thanks to linda-marie and all of you

Blog Posted:4/1/2012 9:01:00 AM
hi everyone,
i'd just like to say a big thanks to sweetheart and all of you for the kind thoughts.
i'm feeling much better already and can lose the bandages tomorrow - but it's a while yet for the stitches. i have the stitches out on friday 13th, lol.
i think/hope the left hand will be operated on in the next few months.
typing one-handed - using one finger, that is - isn't as hard as i expected. sue is cutting my food and helping me to shower at the moment - it's quite funny with the bandaged hand sticking out of the shower cubicle so that it doesn't get wet, lol. does anyone have a better idea?
thanks again for your kindness and friendship,
love to you all,
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  1. Date: 5/13/2012 2:55:00 PM
    One can always put a garbage bag over the part that needs to be kept dry and put rubber bands or adhesive tape around it but it could get wet so it might be better not to do that..Thanks for stopping by my blog..Sara

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  1. Date: 4/2/2012 3:19:00 PM
    So glad to see you are recovering, Jack, just take it a day at a time, and pleased that you have so much support and caring people, with tips to help you though this challenge. Our newspaper comes in a long skinny plastic bag, which fits nicely. My grand daughter used this in the shower when she broke her wrist.

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  1. Date: 4/2/2012 1:36:00 PM
    thanks for the sweet comments and tips - will definitely try a poly bag

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  1. Date: 4/1/2012 7:20:00 PM
    Hi Jack, I'm praying for your speedy recovery. Keep up the one-handed typing and I say instead of a shower, take a bath and ask for some help. You could still wrap the bandages as a precaution. God bless you, Rhonda

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  1. Date: 4/1/2012 6:52:00 PM
    Welcome back Jack..get better soon, enjoy being pampered for a while.. Hugs Tracie xxx

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  1. Date: 4/1/2012 6:50:00 PM
    yup wrap the hand in saran wrap or a plastic bag and a rbber band on the wrist? What happened i miss everything grrrrr

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  1. Date: 4/1/2012 4:13:00 PM
    best wishes hope you are feeling better soon. cory

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  1. Date: 4/1/2012 3:48:00 PM
    My idea for you. Just don't go in the shower. hahaha. The french way: use lots of perfume!!(Heck, it wasn't for so long, was it?) How about a good sponge bath!!! I'm happy for you that the bandages come off soon.Luv, Andrea

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  1. Date: 4/1/2012 3:11:00 PM
    Best wishes for a quick recovery Soon this will all be just a memory.

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  1. Date: 4/1/2012 12:10:00 PM
    I hope you continue to improve and all goes well... Best wishes.

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  1. Date: 4/1/2012 11:21:00 AM
    so glad you are doing fine, jack... keep the spirit up and more prayers for full recovery!..:) hugggs!

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  1. Date: 4/1/2012 9:49:00 AM
    Hey Jack, good to see you here on the Soup even if you are only using your one hand.. All the best with the recovery and with not getting the bandage wet, that can be tricky :) lfde Wilma

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  1. Date: 4/1/2012 9:47:00 AM
    Happy to hear you are home again, and hope you have a speedy recovery. Best wishes, Jack! Hugs, Catie :)

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  1. Date: 4/1/2012 9:34:00 AM
    try cling film over your head, oops sorry hand, I meant hand..April fool...good luck for the future result Jack..David

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  1. Date: 4/1/2012 9:29:00 AM
    Best to you my friend... Hang in there... I had rotator cuff surgery a few years back and showering was an adventure, thank God Rosanna was close to help, oh did I share too much lol....Linda is a doll!!!!!!!!!

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  1. Date: 4/1/2012 9:27:00 AM
    when my leg was in a cast I just put a plastic ba around it and stepped into the shower, just use wide first aid tape to secure it in place.

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  1. Date: 4/1/2012 9:08:00 AM
    Linda Marie, is the best..and my bff for life..pd

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  1. Date: 4/1/2012 9:03:00 AM
    Stick it in a plastic bag with microtape to seal it or you can buy a waterprood splint cover. all the best Jack

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