The Avengers International Fan Forum Forum Index The Avengers International Fan Forum

 
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

David K Smith - health news

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    The Avengers International Fan Forum Forum Index -> The Avengers Online
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
J.Mac3
Thingumajig


Joined: 26 Jun 2015
Posts: 66
Location: western Massachusetts

PostPosted: Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:55 pm    Post subject: David K Smith - health news Reply with quote

As one who is constantly visiting David's Avengers Forever site, I owe him a great deal, as do all of us who make use of the site. Today, I visited his "David Builds a Home" blog to see how he's doing. (http://davidksmith.com/home/news.htm)

I'm sorry to pass along the news that on February 20 of this year, he was diagnosed with "advanced congestive heart failure." Let's all wish him a speedy return to good health.


Last edited by J.Mac3 on Fri Mar 06, 2020 3:53 am; edited 1 time in total
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website
dissolute
The Ministry


Joined: 04 Sep 2008
Posts: 2412
Location: Sydney, Australia

PostPosted: Thu Mar 05, 2020 6:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

David has been through some really rough times. I haven't really checked his site since he dropped out of the fandom - we cover a lot of the same information anyway although I could probably do more to match his site. I worry about it disappearing overnight, especially as he advised Alan et al to host their material elsewhere a few years back.

I sometimes drop him a line but he rarely replies; he has greater issues to face.
_________________
Mrs Peel, you're needed!
http://www.dissolute.com.au/the-avengers-tv-series/
Every episode from 1961 to 1977 plus more trivia than you can shake a brolly at.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
J.Mac3
Thingumajig


Joined: 26 Jun 2015
Posts: 66
Location: western Massachusetts

PostPosted: Fri Mar 06, 2020 3:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm always visiting your site, too, Piers. (And am happy to be a Patreon supporter. I wish David would also allow us to contribute to his site.) I would hate to see either of your sites disappear. Between the two of you, you cover it all.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website
Allard
The Ministry


Joined: 01 Sep 2008
Posts: 1941
Location: The Netherlands

PostPosted: Fri Mar 06, 2020 9:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Awful to read, best wishes to David.


The disappearance of websites is a less important bad thing to happen by comparison, but the loss of the info and just the nostalgia of browsing the website you discovered from when you became a fan is saddening.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Frankymole
Diabolical Mastermind


Joined: 01 Sep 2008
Posts: 5086
Location: Carmadoc Research Establishment

PostPosted: Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wishing David well. I hope he gets the best possible help and care to return to the best of health soon. He was so encouraging to new (and old) fans for such a long time, and his site is still my first resource when I need to quickly look up an Avengers fact or give myself a cheering smile, what with his amusing and insightful comments on each episode.
_________________
Last watched: "Immortal Clay"
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
geoff
White Dwarf


Joined: 01 Sep 2008
Posts: 9

PostPosted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Very best wishes David
Kind regards
Geoff
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
dissolute
The Ministry


Joined: 04 Sep 2008
Posts: 2412
Location: Sydney, Australia

PostPosted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've moved this topic to a more suitable location as David was not involved in the show itself.
_________________
Mrs Peel, you're needed!
http://www.dissolute.com.au/the-avengers-tv-series/
Every episode from 1961 to 1977 plus more trivia than you can shake a brolly at.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
mousemeat
Diabolical Mastermind


Joined: 04 Sep 2008
Posts: 5550
Location: Elvis Central, U.S.A.

PostPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2020 5:00 am    Post subject: Re: David K Smith - health news Reply with quote

J.Mac3 wrote:
As one who is constantly visiting David's Avengers Forever site, I owe him a great deal, as do all of us who make use of the site. Today, I visited his "David Builds a Home" blog to see how he's doing. (http://davidksmith.com/home/news.htm)

I'm sorry to pass along the news that on February 20 of this year, he was diagnosed with "advanced congestive heart failure." Let's all wish him a speedy return to good health.


sorry to hear about this...I suffered from similar ailment...add to the mix, I also had extremely LOW blood pressure...I had to make major life style changes, and alter my diet...low carb ,no sugar...within the year, reversed congestive heart problems, and dropped over 50 pounds...here's to your journey to good health David....
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Alan
A Touch of Brimstone


Joined: 01 Sep 2008
Posts: 2989
Location: The Edge of Avengerland

PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm very sorry to learn about David's situation, though it's comforting to hear that he has gone a long way to achieving a life's dream.

Many happy memories of the glory days and fun at TheAvengers.TV, and none of that would have happened without David.
_________________
Alan
--
Hidden Tiger Books
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail Visit poster's website
Frankymole
Diabolical Mastermind


Joined: 01 Sep 2008
Posts: 5086
Location: Carmadoc Research Establishment

PostPosted: Sat May 15, 2021 4:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

David has written a memoir in several short chapters. I'm sorry to hear about his increasing health troubles though he seems reconciled to dying and has some nice things to say about the people he knew:

http://davidksmith.com/nightscape/index.htm
_________________
Last watched: "Immortal Clay"
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
mousemeat
Diabolical Mastermind


Joined: 04 Sep 2008
Posts: 5550
Location: Elvis Central, U.S.A.

PostPosted: Sat May 15, 2021 11:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Frankymole wrote:
David has written a memoir in several short chapters. I'm sorry to hear about his increasing health troubles though he seems reconciled to dying and has some nice things to say about the people he knew:

http://davidksmith.com/nightscape/index.htm



thanks for posting this...been a while, since I surfed over to his former web site etc..in it's day, it was the place to go about the series, etc
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
denis rigg
Mission... Highly Improbable!


Joined: 06 Sep 2008
Posts: 2390
Location: Moscow, Russia

PostPosted: Tue May 18, 2021 5:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh, with all this life, like David, when you even have a few annoying health problems, the loss of loved ones + realities (especially recently around the coronavirus and a serious crisis), you really start thinking about death, no matter how kind of self-destructive it may be...
In my example, I am surprised that I have delved so deeply into the theme of "Life and Death" of Avengers performers that itís hard for me to get distracted. Why? With my health problems (including the tinnitus, possibly like David's), the media about the situation around the coronaviris, as well as other reasons (for example, today I was informed that mother's brother of the co-founder of Steedumbrella, Alexey Arsentiev, died), you start think about.

But what is important, a sufficient number of people love the works of David, thank for all the time that he devoted to the topic of The Avengers. Indeed, this series is an important item of world TV History, David definitely already left the mark on this earth.
_________________
Russian Steedumbrella fan-site.
https://steedumbrella.ru

Denis
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail Visit poster's website
mousemeat
Diabolical Mastermind


Joined: 04 Sep 2008
Posts: 5550
Location: Elvis Central, U.S.A.

PostPosted: Tue May 18, 2021 6:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

denis rigg wrote:
Oh, with all this life, like David, when you even have a few annoying health problems, the loss of loved ones + realities (especially recently around the coronavirus and a serious crisis), you really start thinking about death, no matter how kind of self-destructive it may be...
In my example, I am surprised that I have delved so deeply into the theme of "Life and Death" of Avengers performers that itís hard for me to get distracted. Why? With my health problems (including the tinnitus, possibly like David's), the media about the situation around the coronaviris, as well as other reasons (for example, today I was informed that mother's brother of the co-founder of Steedumbrella, Alexey Arsentiev, died), you start think about.

But what is important, a sufficient number of people love the works of David, thank for all the time that he devoted to the topic of The Avengers. Indeed, this series is an important item of world TV History, David definitely already left the mark on this earth.



couldn't have stated it...any better...amen!
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Frankymole
Diabolical Mastermind


Joined: 01 Sep 2008
Posts: 5086
Location: Carmadoc Research Establishment

PostPosted: Tue May 18, 2021 7:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

denis rigg wrote:
Oh, with all this life, like David, when you even have a few annoying health problems, the loss of loved ones + realities (especially recently around the coronavirus and a serious crisis), you really start thinking about death, no matter how kind of self-destructive it may be...
In my example, I am surprised that I have delved so deeply into the theme of "Life and Death" of Avengers performers that itís hard for me to get distracted. Why? With my health problems (including the tinnitus, possibly like David's), the media about the situation around the coronaviris, as well as other reasons (for example, today I was informed that mother's brother of the co-founder of Steedumbrella, Alexey Arsentiev, died), you start think about.

But what is important, a sufficient number of people love the works of David, thank for all the time that he devoted to the topic of The Avengers. Indeed, this series is an important item of world TV History, David definitely already left the mark on this earth.
Well said. Just now I watched the full version of Mark Hamill's tribute to Carrie Fisher and it really helped me come to terms with recent losses a little bit more, along with Dame Diana Rigg and someone just as strong and even more important in my personal life, recent times have featured death and loss a lot more than "usual", whatever that is.
_________________
Last watched: "Immortal Clay"
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    The Avengers International Fan Forum Forum Index -> The Avengers Online All times are GMT - 9 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum


Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group. Hosted by phpBB.BizHat.com

Free Web Hosting | File Hosting | Photo Gallery | Matrimonial


Powered by PhpBB.BizHat.com, setup your forum now!
For Support, visit Forums.BizHat.com