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watt price tully wrote:Learnt last night that a woman who I didn't know well but well enough to have a chat & chin wag with who is a nurse & did project work part time & would sit behind the low partition in front of our work area, killed herself. Her project work finished last year so hadn't seen her for about 3 months.

Shocking, a kick in the guts. She was lovely. She asked my work colleague last year about advice to assist a friend who was depressed & suicidal. FFS. Very sad. She was all alone.


Sad to hear WPT. Sorry for your loss mate. A friends suicide is always very confronting.

I personally think that the prospect of being alone is very levelling and something that would be very difficult to cope with.
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watt price tully wrote:Learnt last night that a woman who I didn't know well but well enough to have a chat & chin wag with who is a nurse & did project work part time & would sit behind the low partition in front of our work area, killed herself. Her project work finished last year so hadn't seen her for about 3 months.

Shocking, a kick in the guts. She was lovely. She asked my work colleague last year about advice to assist a friend who was depressed & suicidal. FFS. Very sad. She was all alone.

Sad to hear that WPT!

Thoughts are with you mate!
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Horrible news, WPT. Condolences.
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So sorry to hear that WPT that's terrible news.

My day at work today was very very sad - I can't elaborate due to confidentiality but despite best efforts we lost a little one :cry:

We couldn't have done anything more or anything different - but you still feel like you failed!!!
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Bugger and Bugger.

Sorry to hear Morrigu and WPT.

Someone I know through work their son had a "nervous breakdown" the other day and she had to spend some time taking him to mental health treatment. mid 20's, Ice user (don't know frequency, doesn't matter) that's a cnut of a drug, it really fkn messes with people.
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Wokko wrote:


I also hope this thread stays small. :cry:


Me too,

But sad and disappointed make you appreciate the good stuff

Appreciate your blessings folks. What else you got?
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think positive wrote:
Wokko wrote:


I also hope this thread stays small. :cry:


Me too,

But sad and disappointed make you appreciate the good stuff

Appreciate your blessings folks. What else you got?



Agree with both of you!
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I took my 2cwt anvil over to an auction house in Woodend for sale next month.
I took my lovely, newly acquired hay knife and my Collins St blacksmith hatchet for a valuation by the auctioneer while I was there.
He went into raptures when showed him the knife and the hatchet and told me he could get me around $300 for each!
I bought these things to sell but I couldn't part with both so I thought for a minute or two and gave him the hay knife.
The hatchet is unique & has Australian/early Melbourne history splashed all over it and will appreciate a lot faster than the knife.
The knife is well cool but not quite the haystack needle I've been searching for so I chose the lesser of too evils. :?
I paid only $30 for it and I should be happy, but I'm not.
It's 1 of those rare finds I know I'll probably never repeat (like the hatchet) so right now I'm feeling like crap! :cry:

...or maybe I'm just hungry?
I skipped lunch so low blood sugar is a distinct possibility!


Oh well, I'm sure I'll get over it when I get the check arrives in the mail. :D

Life goes on (the search for the elusive hay-stack needle continues)!
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Burying a dog. :(
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stui magpie wrote:Burying a dog. :(


Sorry to hear. Never nice saying goodbye to a loyal friend.

My bully, Daics, is 15 this year. He's in pretty good nic for his age, sleeps a lot more than he used to, hearing and vision have slipped a bit. Don't know how much longer he's got😕
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Hunter was 15 or 16. I'm not good with that stuff, I just know he was old.

But he had a good run.
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stui magpie wrote:Hunter was 15 or 16. I'm not good with that stuff, I just know he was old.

But he had a good run.


Bugger Stui xxx
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Sorry to hear about the loss of your dog Stui!
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stui magpie wrote:Burying a dog. :(


Oh that is sad Stui - when we lost our old boy at 18 ( he was a beautiful good natured Belgium Shepherd) it was just bloody awful and it took us ages to move his couch from the lounge room.

I reckon your old fella had a good life and was well cared for even if you wouldn't let him inside!
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Damn shame, Stui. A good innings nevertheless, and unless I miss my guess, he had a good home and a good life.
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