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It’s All Greek to Me! by John Mole

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Traditional recipes

Coming home from our fishing expedition, I was bent double with dangly arms and there were cheeky offers of bananas. When I woke up the next day, I couldn’t move my legs or roll over without agonising pain in the small of the back and down the sciatic nerves through the buttocks. Getting out of bed or sitting up was out of the question. Aspirin and hot flannels throughout the day made no difference. I lay on my back without a pillow and mentally designed a wheelchair ramp up to the front door. With Arfa helping me I could roll on my side to pee over the edge of the bed into the bucket I used to mix whitewash. In preparation for weightier deeds, Arfa washed out the old roasting tin I used for knocking up bits of mortar.

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