In lifts. At meetings. On buses. Everywhere I go right now people seem to be breaking out into spluttering coughing fits. Maybe it’s our apocalyptic air pollution levels, or just the tree pollen playing havoc, but it isn’t half annoying when you can’t even finish a sentence without trailing off into a choking fit.
Full disclosure: During the winter months I LIVE on elderberry elixir. It’s literally changed my life. I bought a bottle of Sambucol a few years back during the early stages of a particularly ferocious cold and was completely dumbstruck when it managed to reverse the virus in less than 24 hours.
If you’ve been anywhere near public transport or a school gate in the last 48 hours, you’ll know that our capital, nay Britain, is in the grip of its first seasonal flu. We all got caught out by the Indian summer (turned monsoon) and now you can’t go more than 10 metres without somebody projectile sneezing onto your cheek.