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About jack horne
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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 back of the photo, by the way - 'Jack Horner' in the corner, LOL

 


Sorry and thanks


Blog Posted:10/21/2012 7:12:00 AM
Hi everyone,
I just wanted to say a big thank you to Sara for the sweet blog and to all of you for your kind thoughts and prayers for my dad. He's still in hospital at the moment. He has incurable cancer - bowel, liver and lymph nodes, so not too good.
Thanks also to everyone for comments/congrats and to anyone in whose contest I've placed - I tried to return as many comments as possible today, but I have to catch the bus to visit my dad now - very sorry if I haven't got around to you today, but I will return comments etc ASAP.
Love to you all,Jack
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  1. Date: 10/24/2012 10:37:00 PM
    Hey Jack, so sorry to hear about your dad! Just to let you know that you guys are in my prayers. Please stop worrying about the soup and comments. We will all still be here ;) love & hugs Wilma

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  1. Date: 10/22/2012 9:24:00 PM
    so sorry to hear about your Dad, prayers going your way! xxoo Light & Love

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  1. Date: 10/21/2012 5:56:00 PM
    Jack, My thoughts and prayers are of you, your father, and your family..I hope that tomorrow will be a better day!..Sara

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  1. Date: 10/21/2012 2:32:00 PM
    Prayers and my very best wishes to your Dad and to you in this worrisome time, Jack. Take care!

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  1. Date: 10/21/2012 12:10:00 PM
    My father has bowel and lymph node cancer, too. I understand. My family's prayers are with you... No need for a reply... Just take care of yourself as you help your Dad.

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  1. Date: 10/21/2012 11:49:00 AM
    so sorry to hear about your dad, Jack. do not give us or this place another thought, we will be here keeping you in our prayers

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  1. Date: 10/21/2012 10:59:00 AM
    Jack, I pray every day fro your dad and it's lovely to see your picture here. You are exactly as I would imagine you to look!! Such a sweet guy here at soup. Luv, Andrea

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  1. Date: 10/21/2012 10:43:00 AM
    All the best Jack, back from Spain soon so able to keep in contact more xx

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  1. Date: 10/21/2012 9:49:00 AM
    Please don't worry about not being around at the Soup, Jack-- you and your family are going through so much right now...my prayers continue for your dad, I'm so sorry about his condition-- I think that it really does help (even emotionally) for a person with cancer to have such a strong support system and love from all the people around him. You take care, ok?

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  1. Date: 10/21/2012 9:35:00 AM
    So sorry about your Dad. I lost both parents to cancer. It is rough on the family. All my best - prayers and love - to you and your family.

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  1. Date: 10/21/2012 9:18:00 AM
    Jack, I am very sorry to hear about your dad's ailment. I read your comment today ;but, it's fine with me without it my dear friend. Don't worry, we'll be one in prayer for him. I'll storm heaven praying for his miraculous recovery. We love you here Jack and God bless you always. Take care! hugs:) Leonora

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  1. Date: 10/21/2012 8:07:00 AM
    Jack, really sorry to hear about your dad, didn't know about him, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family...David

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  1. Date: 10/21/2012 8:02:00 AM
    Im sorry to hear about your dad illness; I know it isnt easy. My thoughts are with you, Jack. Ruben. PS: Dont worry about returning comments.

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  1. Date: 10/21/2012 8:02:00 AM
    You`re in our thoughts and prayers,both you and your father.No need to hurry,hang in there,jack!

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  1. Date: 10/21/2012 7:43:00 AM
    Jack... no need to hurry... our hearts are with you.. I'm sorry to hear about your dads condition. My dad is all I got... You are one of the greatest persons on the soup.... never change.... luv pd

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