Dryathlon day 10: Crossed the bar

Twilight and the evening bell,
And after it the dark!
And may there be no sadness of farewell,
When I embark
For tho’ from out our bourne
Of Time and Place
The flood may bear me far,
I hope to see my pilot face to face
When I have crossed the bar.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Today was a very sad day as we found out that our dear family friend Frank lost his battle with cancer. Frank was a lovely, quiet and unassuming man who, with his wife Daphne, had been close friends with my mum and dad for nearly 60 years. Frank and Daphne had no children of their own, but always treated my sister and I with kindness and generosity when we were growing up and have continued to do the same with our children. Frank spent his early career in the Navy before being invalided out with TB. He then worked for Norwich firm Autowrappers as a machinist before retiring. Our hearts go out to his wife Daphne at this sad time.

It’s on days like these that sticking with the Dryathlon makes total sense so we can raise more money and beat this awful disease. As always you can sponsor me HERE

Debbie Harris

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