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Re: Re: Re: My premature demise!

(Dr.) Grimes is not adverse to spinning a tall tale or two himself. In the time that I knew him - he built chains hotels (practically brick by brick by himself) if his tall tales be believed, ran an East European transport network, was head of an American university and many other great flights of fancy.

For all that he was extrodinarily kind as well - there was a very nice bottle of whiskey given to me for some copying work I did for him one Sunday afternoon and I was very upset to hear he had passed over.

Michael, for all your faults, you are one of the biggest characters I ever met and I always think of you with great fondness. The memory of you on Cork's TV channel arguing the case for legal prostitution still makes me smile.

All the very best -

Re: Re: Re: Re: My premature demise!

BTW, MIchael, I'm delighted you are still up and about to quicken the heart of any judge you stand before.

(I still remember lugging that dammed ancient suitcase you used to house your legal papers in into the Cork courthouse)

Whoever posted that fake message is a b*****


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: My premature demise!

'(Dr.) Grimes is not adverse to spinning a tall tale or two himself'

Says it all really. IMO if Dr. Grimes can see the upset that his lies and underhand actions cause other people maybe he will now understand how his public abuse of people feels.

A bit OTT alright but what comes around goes around.

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David (who replied to my former message)

My point was that there is a world of a diffrence between flights of fancy and something which causes a world of distress to the people who hear or read it.

I worked for Michael a long time ago (when £3 an hour was a fair wage!) and I stayed working for him all through my college years. His tales never did me any harm, however reading the horrid words of the person who pretended he was dead upset me greatly.

The world needs hopeless romantics like Dr. Grimes. Where else would the Walter Mittys and the Munchenhausens come from otherwise?

Fond of him I will always remain ...