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He was able to chat for 24 mins. Looks as above, voice well it kept going which is a plus. Says he doesnt have long left but laughed when told he said that a decade ago. Apparently he is guinea pig 341 (give or take a few off my memory or so) in the trial for that drug, and the doctors are taking notes on how long he survives. And he's considerably outlived their original guess. Also, he seemed to imply he can no longer travel even outside of Cambridge - Australia is long gone for him, as apparently is even London. Says his two regrets are not being able to read much any more due to health, and that he's going to miss all the big political upheaval in the next decade or so, spoken as though someone's favourite TV show had been axed on a cliffhanger!

 

Otherwise, clearly getting frailer compared to a year or two ago, and can probably count his life span in months rather than years... but... hell, I think we all said that years ago. In among all that luck he accredits, he's clearly a very successful fighter.

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I'm just wondering if he can make it to 80 now.  7th of October 2019.   He's done really well to get as far as he has though even if he went tomorrow (which he won't do of course).

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4 hours ago, msc said:

He was able to chat for 24 mins. Looks as above, voice well it kept going which is a plus. Says he doesnt have long left but laughed when told he said that a decade ago. Apparently he is guinea pig 341 (give or take a few off my memory or so) in the trial for that drug, and the doctors are taking notes on how long he survives. And he's considerably outlived their original guess. Also, he seemed to imply he can no longer travel even outside of Cambridge - Australia is long gone for him, as apparently is even London. Says his two regrets are not being able to read much any more due to health, and that he's going to miss all the big political upheaval in the next decade or so, spoken as though someone's favourite TV show had been axed on a cliffhanger!

 

Otherwise, clearly getting frailer compared to a year or two ago, and can probably count his life span in months rather than years... but... hell, I think we all said that years ago. In among all that luck he accredits, he's clearly a very successful fighter.

I think we can agree he won't die this year then, but he should be on next years list ?

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Not sure. 3 and a half months is still a long time for someone who is clearly starting to look much frailer and is struggling to breath normally. I do think he’s more likely to see the year out than not, but somethings nagging me that this is it, and he could be going more quickly than expected...

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So, you guys are suggesting that he’s this years Sadhana Shivdasani then.

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Another birthday Clive?

 

Spoiling yourself. :birthday:

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18 hours ago, YoungWillz said:

Another birthday Clive?

 

Spoiling yourself. :birthday:

 

 

And our chances

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Clive James interview tonight: 

 

 

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He doesn’t look great but I actually think on this evidence he doesn’t look that bad either all things considered. Probably at least evens he finally goes in 2019 but he’s had a bloody good go at trying to outrun the Reaper for a long time now. 

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11 hours ago, Joey Russ said:

Clive James interview tonight: 

 

 

Then why not put your money where your mouth is you smug antipodean baldy bastard 

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