The poor lad has not been well. Two major operations back to back the second one to correct the first one which did not go well to say the least. ICU for two weeks after the second op and a further spell in HDU. He was fed through a tube for 3 weeks I think he said and of course what goes in must come out. He is now on a 'bag for life" as I call it "Hissing Sid" as he calls it. He is now on the mend and recuperating at home. He does not come on here much but has asked me to pass on his best to you.