The Little Black Dress of Chocolate Cakes

My mother rang me the other morning, after two or three minutes of talking she asked in a very motherly way "do you have a cold? You sound like you have a cold?" I told her no I was just a bit croaky. I felt fine. Later that night I realized I had been struck down with a head cold from hell. How do mothers do that?Over the weekend my neighbour … [Read more...]

Get ya knickers off.

Day three and I remain without a voice. I finally gave in yesterday and went to the clinic. I had a temp of 39, a throat that felt like it was coated in glue and the cough was just starting to gain momentum. The doctor placed her tongue depressor in my mouth, took two steps back, screwed up her nose and then threw the tongue depressor towards the … [Read more...]