Monday, 21 June 2010

The Last Post

An irony in the title that isn't lost on me.

I won't be blogging or Tweeting as CSR anymore... I'll continue writing - I've got a book inside my head I think some folk might like to read.

I need to spend more than my money fighting to see my Son, I need to spend my time. Every last spare minute of it. I've enjoyed writing this blog, although it has at times been painful.

I have no wish to rant online and offend people - or give them a view of me that is tainted by my anger, so I'm calling it a day.

For those that have stopped by 'Thank You' even if so few of you left any comments! Just for the record... My name ain't CSR. It's Ray.. and I carried a rifle once. Take care all. CSR

 Cold Steel Rain

22 comments:

  1. Take care, all the best - and hope things get worked out with your son.

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  2. You'll be missed, but family comes first. ALWAYS.

    Take care, and pick up the keyboard again when you are able. We will be here.

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  3. All the best ... your blog was often tough reading, but beautifully written.

    Good luck!

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  4. Take care fella. You know where I am if / when you need to take a load off.

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  5. I concur with The Clown, Ray.

    It was tough to read at times. And you are quite right. There IS a book in your head. You write beautifully so a book must be the way to go.

    And who knows? It may well be cathartic. A therapy in itself.

    Let me know when it hits the shelves.

    And good luck with your son.

    Stay well,

    CR.

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  6. I'm sorry to see you go, Ray - I sent you an email a while ago, if you remember, though I can't really see why you should.

    Anyway, thanks for your blog - I wish you happiness, success and, above all, peace in whatever you decide to do.

    Good luck and God bless and keep you and those dear to your

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  7. I'd like to echo all of the above comments.

    I always enjoyed reading your words and as the others have said...they were well written.

    I wish you the best of luck and joy in all your forthcoming ventures.

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  8. I came late to this blog which is a shame, your writing was always first class if somewhat disturbing at times.

    Good luck in the future, as Julia said, family always comes first.

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  9. Well Ray, with you having seen your fair share of every emotion imaginable (and unimaginable), I honestly hope that you get to spend a good amount of peaceful time with your son in the very near future, and way beyond. As others have said, family always comes first.

    You've got my email address, and I fully expect advance notification of when your book's about to hit the shelves ;-)

    Take care, mate. And thanks for posting some of your deepest thoughts over at mine.

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  10. Best of luck Ray, to you and your son. He's a lucky kid to have a father so determined to fight for him.
    I also want advance notification when your book comes out. BendyGirl Xx

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  11. Your writings have offered a rare insight, that all too often left me unable to respond because the right words wouldn't come.

    Your experiences do deserve a wider audience, so keep writing and we'll buy your book.

    Take care Ray, and good luck.

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  12. I will keep your blog in my reader so I expect you to put up a post when you have finished the book. I would very much like to read your book.So you send me a copy of your book and I will send you a dragon egg. Good luck with your son and with your life.
    Cheers Kim

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  13. Good luck. Your posts were a must read, although they frequently managed to throw grit in one's eyes.

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  14. What can I say that hasn't been said already.

    I hope everything turns out ok for you Ray.

    Good Luck to you Ray.

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  15. During my as yet short experience of Twitter,your
    contribution has been second to none.To be followed by you was flattering(no joke)which I saw as a 'coming of age'& an acceptance by an admired contributor.I wish you all the very best & very much look forward to your next sortie.Richard.

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  16. Auch Ray, sorry to hear your decision but I respect it of course. I concur with the others.

    Take good care of yourself and do return now and again if you can.

    Good luck. x

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  17. Haste ye back, Ray.

    You know where to find me, if I can be any help. And my name's not Marvo either :)

    Good luck mate. You'll win, or die trying.

    We need more heroes.

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  18. carolynawebster22 June 2010 at 16:08

    Good Luck Ray, thank you for your tweets. I look forward to your book. I wish you well in all you set out to achieve. Take Care of yourself.

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  19. I'll miss this blog. Always excellent writing,it gave me a lot of food for thought. Not least about how we treat our servicemen. Best of luck for the future. I will look forward to your return.

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  20. Good luck in your future endeavours. Pity to see you leave the blogosphere. I've been where you've been. Believe me, talking about it actually helps.

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  21. Ray,

    good luck with the future. Its a shame that you can't fit in the blog as well. But family first, always.

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