Wonderfully written and illustrated…just started following!
A week ago I had a bad fall from my new bike. Riding happily down a leafy country lane quite fast, I didn’t see the drift of loose sand and gravel across it until too late; I crashed from a great height, like Humpty Dumpty and my right leg is still developing the story in fantastic technicolour! When I got home, I applied arnica, St Johns Wort oil for haemorrhoids (? which I don’t have, thanks God), and ice to the enormous bump and grazes, with good effect. I cannot resist quoting from this consoling email which arrived soon after, from Uncle Apothecary’s Garden across the pond:
“Ahhh The drama of life!! Poor new bike!! Haha. Yes. Poor you of course!! I am happy your body wasn’t too badly banged up, and so glad I could help it heal in some way!! Ouch! Maybe it…
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