I haven’t had a ‘proper’ cold for ages. It’s annoying, but also novel in a way. My head feels like someone has blown it up two sizes. I can breathe but only through one nostril, the right side, for no apparent reason. I feel like the captain of a two-engined aeroplane who’s announced one of the engines has failed and the left side might go at any minute so, you know, you’d better say your goodbyes, make peace with your maker and down the rest of that heretofore leisurely gin and tonic.
I’m deaf too. I have full blown man flu.