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Nic Grundy’s death: What is sepsis and why did no one spot it?
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23:08 2 Mar 2018
I've listened to TA for many years - not an expert but do 'enjoy'.
I don't like Will's persona now. He was a better character some years ago but, I suppose, loosing your wife to your brother cant enhance your personality much, especially if you live in the same village and have to share a son - even that was up for grabs - Will winning in the end
In the recent past Ed has proved the more grounded brother - I think.
22:26 2 Mar 2018
Injured on a Sunday
Busy on the Monday
Working on the Tuesday
Took ill on Wednesday
Worse on Thursday
Died on Friday
Mourned on Saturday
Buried on a Sunday
And that was the end of Nicola Grundy : (
22:15 2 Mar 2018
Dear Stasia, 537, As always, you are open and perceptive.
22:08 2 Mar 2018
Just listened to tonight's episode. I said in one of my first posts that I've never liked Will and that I would be impressed if the scriptwriters get me to change my view despite what has happened. I am no closer to liking him but if ever there was a time to cut him some slack then this is it. He didn't immediately have a go at Brian. It was only when Brian mentioned last Thursday that Will got angry. So I don't think Will was actively seeking an argument but when the subject came up he couldn't help his reaction. Remember Elizabeth blaming David for Nigel's fall? Of course it wasn't fair and in time Elizabeth realised this but it took until she had reached another part of the grieving process.
21:17 2 Mar 2018
There was more on this afternoons Feedback R4 about the sepsis and how the actress playing Nic knew for several months of Nics death.
Also mentioning as usual comments from listeners on ' social media ' but no mention of us on this blog,
I would like to know from ' someone ' why our existence is never acknowledged.
21:00 2 Mar 2018
Did I hear Jennifer say that Kate is coming back next week? Goodness, I thought she was going to south Africa to devote the rest of her life to being a wonderful mother to her 2 South African children. Obviously she discovered full time mother hood is just a bit boring and she would rather be back in Ambridge realigning customers' chakras and generally doing a bit of healing and channelling her inner spirituality. How blissful it must be to be as self absorbed and selfish as Kate!
20:28 2 Mar 2018
Clarrie was wonderful in tonights episode. She has so much grit. Yes, some see her as a softy, where Eddie is concerned, I get that.
She is a stalwart, able to empathise with the traumatised individuals in her family support them and 'feel' so deeply for them, as in tonights episode in which she was focusing on
She too, is grieving, for her son, the children, Nic and Joe. Her pain must be acute. How do mothers whose bereaved adult child cope?
That situation is a nightmare, surely.
Clarrie is selfless, it is not to be mocked but admired. I think it is a special quality.
20:25 2 Mar 2018
I'm afraid Will is rapidly losing my sympathy and is possibly in danger of losing his job too!
20:05 2 Mar 2018
Stasia,you will have had a difficult week with The a Archers reminding you of your illness every evening.
I am pleased that you are now able to post comments again.
Dinner Party topics which should never be mentioned
19:49 2 Mar 2018
Will feels paritally guilty for Nics death. He is tryng to blame others. Brian asked him to work on his day off, which he did. He palmed Poppy etc of to Grange Farm for child-care.
He was held up at the meeting, but surely he should have returned to Greenwood, to pick Nic up. I know he rang to say plan B, to meet later.
Knowing she was poorly, shouldn't Will have gone home, even if it meant them being late. Also, why did he then enjoy himself at the '"do", without further contact.
With Nic being ill, should he have asked some-one to check on her during the day while he was out, to make sure she had something to eat or drink?
Will is struggling, and this is understandable, but he is doing the "What If" syndrome, and is ready to blame any-one.
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