Jonathan Riddell

Jussi Kekkonen tmt at ubuntu.com
Wed Nov 30 09:53:07 UTC 2011


On 30 November 2011 10:45, Valorie Zimmerman
<valorie.zimmerman at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2011/11/29 Aurélien Gâteau <aurelien.gateau at canonical.com>:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Jonathan got in a car crash last week-end. Here is a forward of the mail
>> Paul Sladen sent to our internal Canonical mailing-list.
>>
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------
>> Sujet: Jonathan Riddell
>> Date : Mon, 28 Nov 2011 20:24:58 +0000
>> De : Paul Sladen <sladen at canonical.com>
>>
>> TL;DR: Jonathan Riddell is alive!  Although slightly concussed.  I've
>> spoken to him on IRC then video+Skype and he's back at his flat now.
>> (This is good).
>>
>>
>> Jonathan appears to have been in a car crash at some point on Saturday
>> (2011-11-26), probably in a supermarket car-park, possibly somewhere in
>> the bit of France that is in the Caribbean (Guadeloupe).
>>
>> Calling his phone won't work for the moment; as the local Police have
>> it, along with (presumably) the remaining three-quarters of the
>> unfortunate car.  The car might have been a "Peugeot/Renault sort of
>> thing" but he can't remember.  First thing he asked me was "heard
>> anything of me?".
>>
>> The concussion/memory loss applies to various other things in the same
>> timeframe too; and he's been ordered to keep one eye closed at all times
>> to try and cure the double vision.  His parents and family are aware.
>>
>> From the video I could see that he's got bandages on the left side,
>> which is apparently where the injuries were.  He got out of hospital
>> sometime today (two days in), and seems to have woken up at somepoint on
>> the Sunday (out for a day?).
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> I (aurelien again) had a brief mail exchange with Jonathan, he told me he
>> was "a bit cross eyed and unclear about the world" but his dad is coming out
>> to help him.
>>
>> Aurélien
>> More details when I have them.  Email is probably the best for the
>> moment (ASCII-art flowers?) as I'm not sure of a postal address that works:
>>
>>  Jonathan Riddell <jriddell at canonical.com>
>>
>> Hopefully he'll be a bit more alert/responsive in a few days!  I
>> certainly hope so and wish him the best!
>>
>>  -Paul
>>
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>
> Yikes! Thanks for telling us, Aurélien. My best wishes to you, Jon.
> Please take it easy and let your brain heal. Head trauma is nothing to
> mess around with.
>
> Valorie
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Per Valorie, let your head rest and get well soon. (:

/me huggles

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