We had a family lunch at my parents's again today, a chance for us all to get together once more.
The drive was far too much for Mike, we should all have realised that. 3.5 hours each way, for a lunch, is too much for a well person, but it's done now.
Two weeks have passed since we saw him last. He's lost weight, he's very tired, he's clearly in some discomfort. We'll plan to go up again soon, rent a house and stay for a few days. I'll look into it now.