Thinking deeply about our family tree,
Many love-filled branches, and we, are the leaves,
You were a large leaf, in the Sun, full of warmth,
Photosynthesised goodness, you gave to us all.
You survived many storms, the wind and the rain,
You kept fighting, until… your time finally came,
You slipped from our grasp, floated down to the ground,
But we’ll find you, when we channel our roots, and recount.
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Hey friends, for me it’s been a weekend with ups and downs, the lowest point of which, being the passing of my Grandad. He has been in and out of hospital for a while now, and spent the last few weeks there.
It’s a huge mystery what actually caused his death, as even the Doctors were puzzled, remaining in the dark as to why they were unable to stabilise his vitals. Thankfully he had the benefit of painkillers, and also managed to see us all before he journeyed off into the great unknown.
He achieved so much in his lifetime, built a big family; was well known in his hometown; and was even recognised by the BBC for his services to the early DJ-ing and Sound System scene and its development. Safe to say, he had a good run, and his impact was and is profound.
We’ve all gotta go at some point, I’m just glad that he lived a full and fruitful life first, and that we had the pleasure of not only being related to him, but simply knowing such a bubbly and inspirational character. Go peacefully Grandad, and know that you’ll remain in our thoughts, and our hearts forever.
Love and Respect always,
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