Shane MacGowan’s spouse has posted an replace on The Pogues singer’s well being.
She had beforehand thanked well-wishers when posting a photograph of the Fairytale Of New York singer in a hospital mattress earlier this week.
MacGowan, 65, is believed to have been in intensive look after the previous few months after he was identified with viral encephalitis final yr.
It’s a severe situation the place the mind turns into infected. It may be life-threatening and requires pressing therapy in hospital.
On Friday, his spouse, Irish journalist Victoria Mary Clarke, mentioned in a submit on X, previously referred to as Twitter, that he was “feeling a lot better”.
She additionally mentioned she was “so grateful to everybody who’s keen him to get dwelling for Christmas”.
Ms Clarke, 57, mentioned in an Instagram submit on Saturday that she was “dealing with terrifying fears of loss”.
She wrote: “Love is essentially the most lovely and highly effective factor that we will expertise as people however love also can really feel painful particularly in case you are afraid of dropping an individual or anything that you simply love.”
“Typically whenever you love very deeply you’ll find your self dealing with terrifying fears of loss that may really feel so massive and devastating that you do not know how one can survive them and you may’t think about life with out this particular person that you simply love,” she added.
The couple married in 2018 at Copenhagen Metropolis Corridor in Denmark after greater than 32 years collectively.
Ms Clarke beforehand revealed MacGowan’s bandmates Spider Stacy and Terry Woods had visited him lately.
The singer has confronted a number of well being points lately.
In 2015, MacGowan broke his pelvis and has used a wheelchair since.
Six years later, he broke his knee in a fall earlier than tearing ligaments in his left leg.
He by no means absolutely recovered from his accidents and confirmed in April that he “cannot stroll anymore”.
MacGowan has additionally been open about his battle with dependancy.
In 2015, he acquired a full set of tooth implants as his actual tooth have been destroyed by many years of consuming and drug use.