Notebook: A look at the week that was
Published 11/09/2016 | 02:30
It's not fun to start the week crippled, but that's what you get when you fall over in your rush to admire a friend's new car. All hail the VHI SwiftCare clinic, where they dealt with it quickly and civilly before inviting me to put my foot into a round cage, off which rolled the coolest compression bandage.
Picking up painkillers later, I was struck by an unwelcome truth: you know you're getting old when everybody in the pharmacy greets you by your first name.