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Paul Tallet - Sad News

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It is my sad duty to inform readers that Paul Tallet is terminally ill with stage IV cancer in the pancreas, liver and lymph nodes.

Paul has been a regular visitor to Tobago for the past 21 years and joined this forum 18 years ago. He has posted more than 3,640 posts since then, so his massive contribution to our little community is plain to see. Paul will undoubtedly be best remembered for his comprehensive weekly Tobago hurricane and weather forecasts.

Surprisingly, Paul and I have only met in person a couple of times. Despite that, we have shared many thousands of words in posts and emails making him a friend of long standing. The news is still fresh, and I am frankly at a loss for words. I do not want this to read like an obituary.

What I must say, however, is that the correspondence we have shared over the past few days show what a remarkably brave and resilient chap Paul is. Notifying people of something like this cannot be easy and so I appreciate his sentiment “I would rather be cracking jokes about cancer than going through this process”. His apologies for being unable to continue the weather forecasts almost brought me to tears.

Paul – thanks for your amazing contribution over the years. Our hearts go out to you and your family.
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Post by Hugh S »

Very sad. Sending all the best thoughts and prayers.

The attached photo is from January 2014 at Kings Bay Cafe.

Hugh 8) :(
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Thank you Paul for all of your posts, I have really enjoyed reading them, always interesting and sometimes humorous, they brightened up my week. What a contribution you have made to this forum over the years!
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I echo the thanks for your contribution to the My Tobago website. I love your humorous posts and on point reviews. Thinking of you.
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Best Wishes { I'm the large man with his back to the camera in the picture above - It was a pleasure meeting you and the others} - Rick
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Post by Carol G »

Hi Paul,
We have only met I think once, I'm part of the "good for nothings" in Hugh's photo. What a fun, great day!
My Tobago will just not be the same...your weather reports (the only ones that were right) and your witty & sometimes controversial comments (good thing to do) will be sorely missed. Wishing you joy and peace on this new journey and love to your dear companion (The NURSE)
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Paul - I'm thinking of you. I will surely miss your posts, your humor and good "naturedness". My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
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Post by Bob White »

Paul has brought Tobago and the Islands per se to life with the weekly weather updates making us all feel that bit closer to the Caribbean from 4000+ miles distance across the Pond. We will miss your posts, invaluable insights and your humour. Thank you. 🇹🇹😎
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All the best to you Paul
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Post by RosieK »

Please let me echo the sentiments already expressed. If I had my druthers Paul would have a well-deserved medal for "Services to Tobago Tourism". Always enjoyed your knowledgable contributions.
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Post by Ambroseosullivan »

Thank you for all your wonderful posts, Paul.
My thoughts are with you and your family at this difficult time.
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