This Side of the Pond
Notes from an Uprooted Englishwoman
January 26, 2023
Wasn’t that a fun bout of flu that’s been making its way round town? I’d almost forgotten about normal coughs and sneezes that don’t have anything to do with a pandemic but, as it turns out, I’d have been fine with them staying away.
The only positive outcome of shivering under a blanket for the better part of a week was that I made an exciting new discovery.
Well, it was new to me, at least.
For the last decade, I’ve worn ear plugs to ensure I get a decent amount of sleep. Once I’m fully under, not even a herd of stampeding buffalo could wake me, but at either end of my sleep...