The Horses Head

Going to the mattresses‘ is a line from one of the all time great movies of the 20th century – a gritty and tormenting drama about urban warfare in one of the most deadly cities in the world. I am of course talking about ‘You’ve Got Mail’ starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.

Anyway, this refers to a time of war and conflict when no other path is open to the opposing factions. This week I am waging war on my sinus cavities. Having tried several forms of antibiotic and every hippy concoction known to hey man I have elected to flood my nasal cavities with a mixture of saline water, sodium bicarbonate and hydrogen pyroxide.

Not only will this flush out all infected mucous and blood from my sinuses but I’m hoping the searing pain will temporarily distract me from the headache I’ve had for nearly 4 months.

They do say that a change is as good as a rest.

I didn’t surf today. Meh.


  1. try going to your local(ha! ha!) swimming pool diving or bombing(optional)in the deep end and swimming to the bottom,stay there for as long as possible.
    this is not a suggestion for the application of external water pressure with the intention of forcefully clearing your sinusus,i just wanna see you go blue.
    hope all is well in them there hills,strong island is fun fun fun

      1. java in 2 weeks,and as you can guess im very excited.
        i have turned white and i havnt surfed for so long my gills have fused together.

  2. you could snort tequila and go surfin….it would tick the saline water part of the equation at least. hope thats helpful. x

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