Holiday cancelled

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  1. johnp10

    johnp10 Funster

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    Hi Folks,
    Myself and Management had planned to leave next teusday for our first trip abroad, to Lake Garda area.
    Holiday off now.
    I was on the garage roof washing the luton top when the roof collapsed under me.
    The concrete floor broke my fall.
    Result:
    Broken right ankle, dislocated left little toe, hurt pride, earache for STUPIDITY, lots of pain.
    Didnt even finish washing the van.
    As Management doesnt drive, the job's knackered.
    Can see the funny side, but we are still gutted.
    Not looking "oh dear", but if you want to take the p*ss, I can take it.
    John
     
  2. sue1959

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    Sit back get better and be thankful you didn't do anymore damage to yourself!
    But I'd be mighty miffed too if I had to cancel my holiday.
     
  3. billy

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    You should know better climbing at your age :Doh::Doh::Blush::Wink:
     
  4. Larrynwin

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    I try not to laugh at others misfortunes, it could've been me. Get fixed and look forward to next trip
    good luck :Smile:
     
  5. highwayman

    highwayman Funster Life Member

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    Deepest sympathies
    We were booked to go to the bay of roses on the 29th but cos i've got a hernia and can't dive there's no point in going. :cry: :cry:
    We've put it off till september :thumb:
    Yours isn't cancelled just put-back :thumb:


    cheers...nige
     
  6. G4GMO

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    Well as I don't know you I wouldn't feel comfortable taking the **** but on this occasion I'll make an exception :Rofl1:

    I've heard of some ways of getting out of going away for bank holiday so people can spend all w/e in front of the tv drinking beer but that has to be the dangedest. Well done. I couldn't have done better myself. :Laughing:

    Hope you recover soon. Sounds like you got off quite lightly. :Eek!:
     
  7. Toffs-G

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    I was hacked off at having to postpone our Lake Garda holiday due to a delay in getting my wifes visa but i have to say having read your woes i'm quite relieved its only paperwork issues

    Take care and rest up

    Good luck
    Gary
     
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    I,m only just up the road John and going too Lake Garda on the 20th, I,ll let you know how nice it is when I get back. Send me a few Euro,s (I could collect if you want ) and I will tell you it was a terrible place and how much nicer Kirton Lyndsey is :Laughing:
     
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    oh dear

    I am not saying orrible things like the uthers r,, but if you had used your brains, you would have dipped the brush in the water, taken a good aim,, and at least not wasted your trip down to ground level, you could have washed a bit more that way,,,,
    i fink your lazy,,,,:Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Truly sorry,, at least you are alive,, take care :cry::cry::cry:
     
  10. champers

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    Oh so sorry to hear what happened , as others have said previously at least the trip is still viable in the future, it could have been cancelled full stop.

    Morale of the story... let someone else do the roof !
    (what is happening about the m/h roof, is it fixable ... i have no idea about these things??)

    Hope you are felling better and up and around soon !
    About the earache, the better half was really only worried about you !:Wink::Wink:

    John and Kath
     
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    maybe you could start up a club for motorhomers who have misfortunes whilst trying to clean the roof i know of at least one other funster who would join:Rofl1:

    sorry to hear you are not well hope you get better soon sounds like you were lucky not to hurt yourself more
     
  12. johnp10

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    Absolutely.
    Nil iiligitimi carborundum fits the bill.
    John
     
  13. johnp10

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    Cheers Geoff, youre all heart.
    John
     
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    Glad you havent lost your sense of humour and even more pleased your still here to tell us. I know I would be gutted to have my holiday postponed but I'd be thanking my lucky stars that nothing more serious happened, well who'd wash the roof then :Rofl1:
     
  15. johnp10

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    MH roof is ok, It was the garage roof I went through.
    Standing on to wash luton top.
    John
     
  16. johnp10

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    Planning on having a dirty roof from from now on.
    John
     
  17. GJH

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    Oh that's alright, no real damage done then :BigGrin:

    Seriously, hope all is mended soon and, as others have said, it's just a postponement. Plenty of other trip opportunities in future.

    Graham
     
  18. ourcampersbeentrashed

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    Sorry to hear your news John but here is a thought for you


    Is there perhaps a funster or someone you know who will drive for you? If you dont ask you will never know.

    Hope your injuries heal fully xxxxx get better quickly xxxxxxx
     
  19. Crafty-Camper

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    Typical male, Looks clean enough, but always a bit dirty on top :BigGrin: ( ie always some dirty thoughts)
    Honestly, hope you recover soon, & can enjoy your postponed holiday.
     
  20. Jaws

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    John, tip for you. Well two really

    1) Always place management below where you are working, ostensibly to supervise but primarily to cushion any falls

    2) Anything over 3 feet up always wear a parachute.............. No, it wont open but cos it is heavy it will hit the floor first and take the impact AND it makes people wonder what the hell you are doing !
     
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