A Friend’s Funeral

Yesterday I along with friends, went to the funeral of a mate.

Some of us had done business with him, some of us were childhood friends and others had been out with him over the years to many a party but all of us had been to Le Mans with him on our annual boys trip to the great 24hr race.

He was our age and his partner spoke of her love for him and how she felt robbed she would not be sharing her old age with him and how he would not see his Children live their lives. It certainly was a very sad and emotional funeral and burial, with not a dry eye anywhere; at the wake they served a glass of champagne for a toast to him and boy was that fitting, for he loved his champagne!

The occasion reminded us all just how fragile life is, for all the day-to-day stuff and the crap, at the end of it all not much of that matters, actually its about family, friends and the effect you have on those around you that does matters, now of course we all know that to be true but lets face it we tend to forget in the rush, the deadlines, the emails and pace of life, but we should not.

About askcolinnoble
I'm a Conservative politician-lite, I dabble a bit in Party Politics with my main focus of working hard and being a strong voice for my community making sure local government delivers quality services and fellow residents get value for money for their hard earned money they pay in Council tax | Where this Gravatar appears and I am expressing my views or liking something I do so in a personal capacity and does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of Suffolk County Council, Forest Heath District Council, the Conservative Party or come to think of it anyone else | But having said the above at an election time and to stay legal, anything I write is promoted by Lance Stanbury on behalf of Colin Noble, both at West Suffolk Conservative Association, Park Farm Cottage, Fordham St. Genevieve, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk IP28 6TS

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