Archive - May 22, 2010

The man with the headache pill

Interesting dilemma. I am as sick as a very sick dog right now, the long hours at Cannes and my busy schedule has really taken it toll on my otherwise healthy body. It’s not man flu, it’s the real thing.

I am at the airport at Nice as we speak and I was searching everywhere for a headache and de-congestion tablet; but unfortunately although they are allowed to sell cigarettes they must not stock headache pills? Upon leaving the shop, a strange Frenchman approached me and offered me a tablet… it was orange and sitting in a tinfoil slate. I tried to read what was written on the slate but it was all in French; “take, it is safe,” he said in broken English.

I reached out my hand and I took the orange pill…

(To be continued…)