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09 March 2019


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Mathias Kin

Yes yangpla olgeta taim. Good to hear you will be up and about soon. Great man!

Simon Davidson

Hi Keith.

Great that you are back at the desk.
Praying for your recovery.

Michael Dom


Francis Nii

I am happy to hear you are back home recuperating. Been under that blade many times and it's like kind of normal thing for me, you know.

Take it easy old boy, you will get to full steam soon.

Cheers buddy and warm greetings to Ingrid.

Ross Wilkinson

Great to have you back at the desk. I also expect to read in the press where your surgeon will be attending an international conference to explain his successful procedure with you as his case study!

Philip Kai Morre

Happy to hear that you back to recovery. Pax et Bonum.

Susan Francis

My best wishes for a great recovery. x

Paul Oates

Welcome back Keith... err... sorry wrong phraseology.

Good to have you back... rats...

I mean, glad you're OK.

Chris Overland

G’day Keith, I am pleased to see that you are safely back at home.

Anyone who has major surgery knows how right you are to refer to the long and sometimes arduous recovery process as being far worse than the procedure itself.

I trust that your neurosurgeon has turned you into a medical triumph and that you will, as a consequence, be and feel hugely better.

Bill Brown

Welcome back to the living, Keith. The world has been a lonelier place without you even though you sent brief messages from your sickbed.

It made me realise that you and I have been exchanging ideas, arguing and rubbing shoulders for nigh on fifty years.

Take it easy Keith. Get well. Sincere best wishes.

BBB (Bloody Bill Brown)

Ed Brumby

Welcome back, Keith: we missed you. Get well soon.

Jimmy Awagl

Best wishes and speed recovery.

Bob Hallahan

Dear Keith, best wishes for a full recovery from the spinal operation.

I had a similar operation in July 2017 which removed the pain but left me with stenosis from damage to the spinal cord. I am mobile using walking sticks or a 4WD walker but have not had to use painkillers for two years.

Thanks for your work on PNG Attitude which helps so much to keep us B4's in touch. All the best and kind regards.

Arthur Williams

You were missed, Keith. Guess you feel inclined to at least some years of relatively painless enjoyment after all that dissection, scraping, cutting, stitching. Do wish that for you.

I’m such a coward when it comes to hospitals and indeed all things medical. I hyped myself for the polio vaccine either in The Guards or just after.

The doctor saw my apprehension and asked, “What’s a matter?” I replied, “I hate injections!” Then he put a small piece of sugar in my mouth and a few drops of the vaccine. “That’s it!”

I thought of the company's motto: 'Ovna na ovna angai' (for non-Welsh that's 'Feared be he who fear not death'). Mmmm.

Robin Lillicrapp

Welcome back, Keith. Rest up and travel well.

Slim Kaikai

Go Keith.
Go Attitude.
Welcome back to 3D.

Daniel Kumbon

Mi na Julie amamas long lukim yu gen long hia. Best wishes from 'Wayback' Wabag.

Garry Roche

Keith, best wishes for a full recovery.

Norm Wilson

Best wishes for a Keith for a speedy recovery.

Barbara Short

It's good to see your face again! Hope you'll soon be smiling!

Joe Herman

Wishing you a seedy recovery Keith.

Philip Fitzpatrick

Struth! You look like you've been hammering the chardonnay for a week. I bet you feel like that too. I guess I'd feel the same way if I'd been eviscerated in the manner you describe.

Lots of good wishes coming from the cyber sphere - all on your side. If friendship heals you're in good hands.

I'm in good hands. Reminds of the political anecdote: "The branch wishes you a full and speedy recovery. The vote was 9-8" - KJ

William Dunlop

All the best Keith, Had a few Dimple's for you last night, They went down well. Ho He Fat Choi.

They really helped too, William. Felt much better after learning you'd had them for me - KJ

Lindsay F Bond

That cart-ography maps easing of inclines? Vast landscape of metaphors. Go well.

Daniel Doyle

Best wishes for a full and speedy recovery.

Johnny Blades

Kia Kaha Keith, thanks for all your great work.

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