Tuesday, 4 March 2008

Red Again

Ardent readers of this blog, of which I think there may be about one (me), and those who have the ability to work a link, of which I hope there's more, may note that in 2006 and most of 2007, I was the unhappy victim of lobsterisation. I was red and itching, especially face and shoulders.

It taught me the sunscreen lesson.

But if I'd made a New Year's Resolution not to let me go lobster again, I'd have broken it by now, and I'm only 2 months into the year.

Yes, last weekend I was red - not my face - but arms, legs, tummy, and back.

This time I suspect allergy, probably some squid or octopus I ate (I didn't eat any lobster, but if I had I would have suspected lobster vengeance).

It was the most annoying thing - wriggling about, itching like crazy, scratching like crazy, knowing I was making it worse - but absolutely unable to NOT scratch - AAAAAAAARRRRRGH!

I don't know what it is, is there some rule I must go red each year? Next year I'll probably fall into a vat of red paint.


TimT said...

Why don't you fall into a vat of yellow paint? That way, the red and the yellow would mix, and turn your skin an attractive shade of... green.

Sure, the fashion companies didn't pay me to come up with ideas like this, but one day they will.

Maria said...

red and yellow = green???

A green with envy fashion company I'm sure I'd create if I could pull off that stunt!

TimT said...

Red and yellow make green? Sure. Please don't throw an oleograph at me, it's the best I could come up with at a moment's notice...