Quote: Originally Posted by ICit2lol
Yes John your prose is indeed so true and is much as I can say.
But in this hour of sadness let not us forget those who are still with us because I think we should make our feelings known to those we like and admire while we are still able.
I think Mike would agree with me if he still could and I think that we should in some way feel happy for him in that he no longer suffers and is now at peace wherever that may be.
At least he would have known that we thought so much of him while he was still able - sadly I see so often those that don't let others know their feelings until it is too late, and that is the saddest fact of all.
fortunately mike was able to see and post in the get well soon mike thread so in this instance he was able to see the well wishes and had a little insight that he was well liked and respected.
i remember he once got annoyed with me when i cracked a joke about choppers.
he had been saying "nice chopper " about a pic of a motorbike someone had posted. i posted the urban dictionary what we in the uk call a chopper.
as a result several of us would drop the word chopper into our posts when we could.
it was all a bit of fun and he soon came round.
the nice thing about mike was he didnt hold grudges and that showed in his personality.
i was going to say in my previous post here (the picture of the flowers) was a horseshoe and not a toilet seat , then i thought it wasnt the right place to joke.
but on reflection mike liked a laugh as much as all of us and certainly joined in with the banter
one of the things i thought when i read the news of his passing was who is going to look after topper.
im sure he would have been having a banter with us about that if he knew he was going.