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Unmitigated Filth About Fred

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Sharron Report 7 Apr 2021 11:49

I was reading something about talcum powder and it reminded me of something that happened with Fred and which somebody will probably rr but here goes anyway.

One of the many delights and indulgences in the life of Fred was to have his bum powdered by the carers after he had been on the commode.He evidently knew it was frowned upon in medical circles because he declined to have it done the day he went to hospital to have his cataract removed!

Anyway, he was on his hoist one day, with his cloud of foo-foo swirling about him and his handmaidens when the district nurse came in.

Naturally, she lectured him on the folly of his ways and warned him that, if he carried on, he risked having his willy drop off!

Should this have alarmed him, I ask myself.

He was 92 and catheterized at the time. What do you think?


LaGooner Report 7 Apr 2021 11:56

:-D :-D :-D :-D I don't think it would of bothered him at all.


nameslessone Report 7 Apr 2021 11:56

I don’t think I ‘m going to be able to get that picture out of my head.

:-D :-D :-D


Dermot Report 7 Apr 2021 12:27

I'm inclined to think that Fred knows his onions. ;-)


AnninGlos Report 7 Apr 2021 12:35

no prolem I think. He knew how to live Sharron. :-D

Dermot :-D


maggiewinchester Report 7 Apr 2021 12:55

At 92, I think you should just do as you like to your own body!


Sharron Report 7 Apr 2021 13:05

So did he, maggie, so did he!


maggiewinchester Report 7 Apr 2021 13:46

:-D :-D :-D :-D


'Emma' Report 7 Apr 2021 14:29

Fred a hero, what a man, remembered with fondness <3 :-D


LondonBelle Report 7 Apr 2021 15:56

Oh, Fred.....still making us laugh :-D <3


SylviaInCanada Report 7 Apr 2021 22:52

I thought it was cancers of the female system that can be blamed on talcum powder

Fred was OK, wasn't he???


Sharron Report 7 Apr 2021 23:11

You don't think I looked, do you ?!


Caroline Report 8 Apr 2021 00:54

I think you're missing an opportunity here Sharron, writing a book or TV mini-series....Fred the man.....


Sharron Report 8 Apr 2021 01:49

I'm a welder, not an author.


JemimaFawr Report 8 Apr 2021 11:00

:-D :-D :-D :-D


nameslessone Report 8 Apr 2021 11:11

I've still got this picture of Fred on a flower garlanded swing ( roses obviously) being swung around by his handmaidens whist wafting away.



Sharron Report 8 Apr 2021 11:31

It was worse than that!

The sling was always under him in his wheelchair but, when he was commoded, his bare bum would be sticking out of a big hole in the back of the sling and the four straps on the 'corners of it would be gathered together so he was dangling from two hooks above his head.

So, rather than a lovely garden swing, there would be a wrinkly old duck run poking out from a blue sling with yellow straps!


nameslessone Report 8 Apr 2021 11:35

I think I’ll stick with my imagination. :-D


Sharron Report 8 Apr 2021 12:22

I kinda prefer your picture too!