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Tom and LucasHello friends and family of Tom – you are welcome to add a blog post, upload a photo to this site. All you need to do is login, click on “write post” and use the editor. You may upload images, insert them into your post, format your text, make links, you name it. We know many of you may have stories to tell or photos you took that can’t be captured in a small comment. We’ll be keeping an eye on this space and we want to hear what you have to say.

There have been many kind comments, it is wonderful to know Tom is in your thoughts and prayers.

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  1. Dear Tom,
    it was a terrible shock to hear about your accident, we were able to see Ollie on Monday when he was in Oxford. We’re thinking about you and rooting for you and your great family and Ellen. Thank God you and they are so strong and brave, if anyone in the whole wide world can make the best of this challenge, it’s you!
    We are waiting to hear from Ged, he’ll be hooking up with you when he gets details about the site.
    Lots of love Tom
    Hugh and Hoonie

  2. Tom you’re going to love this website, it will make you smile SO much. We are
    thinking of YOU and Ellen and your whole wonderful team of supporters ALL the time.
    (Hope they’re playing you some good music down there in the south)
    love and hugs from your Yorkshire cousins xxxxxxAnna

  3. dear tom, we are all thinking of you and wishing you well from liverpool. glad to hear you are in good humour and we’ll follow progress.
    lots of love Julia Michael Anya Max and Leo
    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  4. Tom, we haven’t met. I and friends of mine have met with your father and family
    on April 7 in Sofia. We are thinking of you and wish you well from Bulgaria.
    We are glad that you are making good progress. We are with you.
    Warm regards
    Mariela

  5. Hiiii Tom,
    Sending all my wishes and get well love!!Be great to see you when you feel up to it.Have so much to Catch up on.Had my appendix out the other day(not serious tho.)and while I was re-cooperating in Oxford,found pics of us in Nepal together(How cute)!Just got back to London from Oxy,still enjoying the buzz of the city.Was so upset to hear about your accident,but nice to hear on the updates you making good progress.We all send our love and prayers,Write you later and glad can be informed on whats happening,lots love Maya xxxxx

  6. Hey tom,
    Glad to hear things are getting better, the Cardiff posse have all got our fingers crossed and we’re thinking of you and Els. Paleo ain’t gonna be the same without you both. We’ll take loads of pictures, and i’ll call when Bjork is onstage. Looks like a good line-up this year.
    Keep getting better, i hope to see you soon, love Tom x

  7. We are reading the daily progress avidly. I would like Tom to know I’m thinking of him but I am such a dumb idiot it took lots of advice from Polly and then David before I logged on. Heroes!

    When you next talk to Tom, please tell him that I forgive him for standing me up at the Playhouse and I vividly remember times which he doesn’t: spent walking in North Wales, when he was the head of the children but aged about 4 – perhaps even not 4. I am also remembering a visit to my place in France when Tom Ollie and Polly all tumbled out of a van; and where Tom made a gigantic leap into the local lake which was almost as good to watch as the great photo of him throwing Luc – on this website. And then we all spent the evening listening to the guitar on the terrace of my old house – dodging bats in the gathering darkness and listening to the squeaks of the Greater Edible European Dormouse which is actually a bat-like mini-squirrel with an appetite for rafters.

    Kaveri and Eli kept the news of Tom’s accident until I was home from India. I had returned back to places I hadn’t visited since before Tom must have been doing A-levels and it has changed so much it is bewildering. My moment of truth came on one of the new fibre glass fishing craft provided by NGOs after the tsunami. These are what has replaced the 6 logs tied together which provided a perfectly adequate living before Boxing Day 2005. To stay afloat the boat, which looks like a very small punt, has two holes in the bottom – one to let the water in and one to let it out. We got completely soaked in any case from the water coming over the sides in a bit of an unsmooth sea. You had to stand and hang on for dear life to a rope attached to the front of the boat as it tossed on the big waves. The objective was to see off two delapidated trawlers which had encroached into shore water. This was completely unsuccessful and the crew returned with a pay off from the crew of the first trawler in the form of a pound of shrimps. I didn’t expect to end up doing something like that on this trip. But then, trips sometimes do not behave according to plans….

    Kaveri, Eli and I are all thinking of Tom, Ellen and the whole family. I think our best role at present is to support with things like tasty dishes so people who are travelling don’t have to cook.

    It is good to read the news of the progress each day – keep it up Tom! We hope there is a bed not too far from you but in a place with nice staff and new friends among the recovering patients where you can start the rehab.

    with love to you all, Barbara

  8. Hi Tom,
    We were all so shocked to hear the terrible news and we’re all very pleased at the steady progress your making.
    All of us Makepeace’s send you many well wishes.
    Stay strong and get your self fit again XX

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