Here's to What Was


Loyal reader: I have decided to retire from active duty. After several years of fun, this will be the last post for The Tweed Pig. There's a list a mile long of things I haven't yet covered, but my heart is elsewhere. What larks we had in that time, eh?

But nothing lasts really. Neither happiness nor despair. Not even life lasts very long.

I know it's over
I won't fill this final post with sentimental salad, but I would like to thank you all for reading, contributing, correcting and advising over the years.

Special thanks to the generosity and support of the following:
They are all fine businesses with good people and worthy of your wholehearted patronage.
Me, I disconnect from you
What next? I'm torn between plotting to overthrow the government or spending more time pottering in the garden. I certainly plan to be more disconnected.

Never say more than necessary, so that's about it. I offer a heartfelt and gracious handshake.
Raised glass
Here's to what was.


Orpheus Britannicus
I couldn't wind up this operation without indulging in a little music from the original Orpheus Britannicus, Henry Purcell. The absolutely definitive version of Dido's lament by Dame Janet Baker has sat on my 'to promote' list forever and offers a nicely dramatic send-off.

Remember me, but, ah, forget my fate.


Comments

  1. Good luck Tweedy and thanks for the reading pleasure. With you on overthrowing the government! ;-)

    Ken in Yarmouth

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  3. Rick.flynn17@gmail.com16 July 2018 at 13:13

    All good things must come to an end. 73's and 88's

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  4. No! Say it isn't so!
    All the best Tweedy and thank you for the pleasure of reading your wonderful blog.

    Dominic, Down Under

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  5. This is almost tragic. Still, it's been good, but such a shame. All the George for the future.

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  6. Very sad news indeed. Tweedy, do keep in touch old thing.

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  7. Been a pleasure, thank you for sharing with us over the years!

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  8. I have all the clothes. I came for everything else. A unique voice. Thanks Tweedy.

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  9. Ah Tweedy.such a shame.This site has been an Anglophiles dream,and a source of great information for we natives.
    Wishing you the best of luck in the future!
    Charlie Croker.

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  10. ACH how am I supposed to dress myself now??

    Thanks for the content. It was always a pleasure

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