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Where is Vaucluse?

Postby Global Citizen » Wed, 08 Mar 2006 10:03 pm

He's been missing from around here. I wonder if Mrs. V has given birth recently and this is the explanation for his non-appearance.

You're missed Mr. V.
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Postby Saint » Wed, 08 Mar 2006 10:08 pm

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Was wondering whether Mrs V going into labour was the reason.

Anyone know when Mrs V is due?

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Postby Plavt » Wed, 08 Mar 2006 10:44 pm

Mr V said last week that the baby was due any day now, must have been either late Saturday or Sunday since his last post was Saturday. Don't know if anybody on the board knows his family.

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Re: Where is Vaucluse?

Postby GordonGekko » Thu, 09 Mar 2006 3:11 am

[/quote]"Global Citizen"]He's been missing from around here. I wonder if Mrs. V has given birth recently and this is the explanation for his non-appearance.

You're missed Mr. V.[/quote]

Beats me. Gotta love his avatar though. :D
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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Thu, 09 Mar 2006 6:17 am

I was thinking that this must be the case. Such an exciting, happy time. Is there anything as wonderful as bringing home a new baby? Bernie Taupin wrote a song about his new baby brother coming home, that Elton John recorded. Called The Greatest Discovery, it sure is a tear-jerker, here are the lyrics:

Peering out of tiny eyes
The grubby hands that gripped the rail
Wiped the window clean of frost
As the morning air laid on the latch

A whistle awakened someone there
Next door to the nursery just down the hall
A strange new sound you never heard before
A strange new sound that makes boys explore

Tread neat so small those little feet
Amid the morning his small heart beats
So much excitement yesterday
That must be rewarded must be displayed

Large hands lift him through the air
Excited eyes contain him there
The eyes of those he loves and knows
But what's this extra bed just here

His puzzled head tipped to one side
Amazement swims in those bright green eyes
Glancing down upon this thing
That make strange sounds, strange sounds that sing

In those silent happy seconds
That surround the sound of this event
A parent smile is made in moments
They have made for you a friend

And all you ever learned from them
Until you grew much older
Did not compare with when they said
This is your brand new brother
This is your brand new brother
This is your brand new brother


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Postby Saint » Thu, 09 Mar 2006 8:17 am

A perfect reply MHB,

Looking forward to Mr V's annoucement :cool:

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Postby Vaucluse » Thu, 09 Mar 2006 9:56 am

Good morning everyone - I feel all warm and runny inside from your words . . . Imagine people caring for a cranky man with a bad hairdo.

Nope, the baby hasn't popped out yet, I was on a business trip and access to email was restricted - the hosts booked me into a hotel that cost SGD28,- . . . :???: (first time I met them and they thought I wanted to be frugal)

Best I can say is that the bedsheet (singular) was clean and I tried to spray away the very long black hair resting on the bathtub rim . . . but that was Ok, compared to he construction site 2 metres away from my window - amazing working hours 06.30 to midnight.

Luckily the aircon was unalterably on 'Arctic' - which is where the one, thin bedsheet came in handy . . . as a shroud after my demise from hypothermia.

Ever so glad to be home again.
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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Thu, 09 Mar 2006 10:05 am

Thank goodness you are back. No more trips now that Baby Vaucluse is almost here I hope??

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Postby Vaucluse » Thu, 09 Mar 2006 10:42 am

Zero trips before birth - 100%!!!!

(Sadly I have my two partners from Germany and the UK coming here at the end of this month . . . . and that means we have to be off for a few days. The joys of being self-employed)
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