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    Senior Member bushboy's Avatar
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    Sad News

    Fellow Nova owners both in the UK and around the world. I have been asked to pass on some very sad news. I do not know the best way to do this so below is part of an email I recieved from James.

    Hi chaps,

    Hello and apologies. Had meant to update you in the last week but life had been manic.

    Wings clipped a little at Horsley HQ. After thinking Sarah was suffering a ruptured gall bladder post hol we sadly learnt her cancer has returned, after 5 years.

    Alas this time not deemed curable as in liver and bones, so treatment is focussed on management and limiting it.

    Obviously devastating news for us and focus turns to doing all we can to reign it back. Sarah ceased work this week and drug treatment started today, radiotherapy next week.

    We are obviously trying at the same time to keep things normal for Martha and avoid concerning her. A balancing act for sure.

    Cheers all,


    For those who know Sarah, you will understand that she doesn't want your sympathy but will welcome "kick ass" messages to help her journey,

    The Bushboy Clan, and other Carfest regulars will know that she is always positive and up for a good fun time.

    I will keep you all posted .

    "Always do what you are afraid to do"
    "I can accept failure, but I can't accept not trying"

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    Owners Register Admin & Euro-Nova Supporter BlueNova's Avatar
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    Thanks for sharing this news with us all Bushboy.

    I've never met Sarah but I know how supportive she's been for James and his Nova antics over the years.

    Sarah, I simply want to send you lots of positive energy to help you to kick cancer's ass as far into the future as you can!

    Alistair x

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    Senior Member Phill's Avatar
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    So sorry to hear this. These things put a whole new perspective on our existance, and make us realise how trivail our day to day worries are...

    My best wishes to Sarah and Jim
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    Damn, that is very sad news. Thankfully she has her supportive family around her at this trying time. Pray for the best, plan for the worst and never forget its the journey not the destination, enjoy each and every day with every small pleasure it brings.

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    Wow. Very sorry to hear this.

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