Anne’s feeling much better now. Obviously there was one bad mussel in the bag, and she got it; but a regime of rest and Carl Hiassen seems to have done the trick.
Thanks to everyone for your supportive comments on previous posts.
I’ve started Neil Stephenson’s The System of the World, being otherwise stuck on two much more heavy-going books, David Crystal’s The Stories of English and R Scott Bakker’s The Darkness that Comes Before. Finding it a much easier read, but I don’t think I’ll finish tonight!