/ David Hooper
If you are listening David, lots of love to you & Liz.
I was thinking he'd been quiet on here reacently. Could be he's busy making the most of things while he can.
Hopefully he's out enjoying that very nice road bike he got recently.
> Hopefully he's out enjoying that very nice road bike he got recently.
I heard today that he is not at all well.
And if that is the case I am very sad.
Truly nice guy and my love goes to him.
AND wishes for a recovery - we need him pottering around out there, embarrassing old crusty that he might be :-)
Positive vibes, love, thoughts and prayers go out to David
I'm not on Facebook and haven't been here regularly for a while, but have spoken with David in the past, and wish him and his family all the best. Love and prayers xxxx
I'm sending positive vibes as well.
More positive thoughts from this end...
Positive thinking coming from Deepest Darkest Wiltshire.
David, peace strength and love big man from your extended family in Monk Bretton Barnsley xxx
I only know him though here & as a friend of a friend... consensus is he's a curmudgeon..but a top one and a top geezer.
If you're reading, David, all the best. I'm not religeous, but i'd agree a deal to keep you well.
The last I saw was Liz informed us that he had been moved to Marie Curiae and so probably isn't too good at the moment.
He is getting plenty of rest and hopefully all the positive vibes we are sending will give both himself and Liz strength to keep battling.
Whether we believe in prayer or not, what is important is that the 'extended family' of UKC lets David know that we are thinking of him, and willing for him in all our different ways.
And from this end...
Very sorry to hear this. I had been wondering. All my best very wishes and thoughts to him.
And from this end - prayers, positive thoughts, good vibes - whatever you most need David.
David and Liz have been absolute stars to me over the last year. I'm due to catch up with Liz tomorrow and will pass on all the good vibes from here. Please send all your positive thoughts to them both, they both believe in the power of positivity...
Add my thoughts and positive vibes if you see Liz and Dave.
David, I hope you are comfortable and pain free with all your love ones close. I hope that Marie Curie is proving much more relaxing and supportive than the hospital.
I send you my thoughts and love, to you and Liz x
David Hooper. One of the bravest blokes Num Num has ever had a cup of tea with.
> Positive thinking coming from Deepest Darkest Wiltshire.
... and from Yorkshire.
And from me.
Please pass on my positive thoughts.
It's been great having you around, keeping us real, and reminding us of the basic, human values of decency. We are honoured to have you.
All the very best, fella
Please parcel up some good vibes from me, for David and Liz :0)
Positive vibes to you David.
A kind man who sent me good information quite out of the blue. So out of the blue I sent my positive vibes with everyone else's and wish that they would do the trick.
Best wishes David
Healing energy from all the Oranges in Spain
Adding my wishes for comfort and strength and sending more positive thoughts from over this side of the world for David and Liz. David has made these forums a better place.
Just another wee bump of love for probably the nicest chap on UKC.
Have sent him a wee message on the delights of facebook as well from everyone.
David and Liz, we don't know each other but that doesn't matter, it's the power of positive thinking that helps get you through the shite. So please accept my (and his indoors) thoughts, hopes and wishes for a recovery from this damned illness.
Take care brother (and sister) xx
My thoughts are with you David, wishing you all the best :)
I alaways saw him as clear and level headed in his views and honest; if that's viewed as maverick as a climber it's a bit sad (but you may mean something else than I do by maverick I guess and in comparison with joe public).
Great guy, even felt that when I actually met him in the flesh without realising his UKC persona. On here I've really enjoyed talking to him on threads and even the odd off-the-air posts when he was trying to help some folk with problems. Lovely bloke and I wish him all the best, we need more people like him.
I'm sending healing thoughts from the deepest part of my heart.
keep fighting David.
Anyway his strongly held convictions of what is wrong and right in the world have always struck a chord with me - this planet needs more David Hoopers!
Left leaning politics are maverick now? If so we definititly need more David Hoopers!
Alternatively we can all give Dave a good giggle about the relevance of his politics right now.
Personally I always though he should have a damn good haircut.
A nice UKC spat on this thread would probably give him a right good laugh.
He DOES know how to laugh at absurdity and has seldom been po-faced in all the time I've known him.
Like many people on here I have never met David, and probably never will have the privilege. I still send him my best wishes from Turkey
It does. I never realized he was a lefty...... :)
But I did notice that it had been a bit quieter than I'd like. Good vibes beaming from the center of capitalism.
Haven't posted in a long long time but as others have said, David always comes across as one of the nicest blokes on here.
Positivity from 'sunny' bristol.
I hope D's friend Julie won't mind me lifting this moving vid from Dave's FB page...featuring the man himself. Inspiring stuff !
A well put together vid ( by Ray Wood ) that shows a little of what Dave is about.
He really cared deeply and thought through all the issues that arose from that course.
He was just the right guy! Looking forward to him starting to do courses again!
David is one of the folk on here who's posts are always worth heeding. I wish him all the best, keep fightin' mate.
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