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- Liam Farrell, general practitioner
- Crossmaglen, County Armagh
“‘Tis the Lady of Shallot,” she said.
“Wouldst thou call upon me?”
“No chance,” I said, “new NHS policy, not efficient use of time, etc etc.”
She was a quick learner. “I sense an ill humour, and central crushing chest pain radiating to my left arm and all.”
“Oh, all right,” I snarled graciously.
I parked outside the tower in a temper, accidentally mowing down a unicorn; rather nouveau riche design, I thought. I walked up a …