My eye and moths



In the grand tradition of all blues singers, I woke up this morning - trouble was, my right eye felt a bit odd. I looked in the mirror to be astounded by the fact that the white of my eye had turned entirely purple-crimson! It felt dry and itchy and my vision was blurred. So, instead of going off to look for plants this morning I was at Epsom Hospital (via a very efficient 111 call).

Before all of that, I had put out the MV last night, so, one-eyed or not, they needed doing. A slightly better haul than of late (but that is all relative, it's still pants). Highlight (!) was a Shoulder-striped Wainscot (above).

Back at the hospital, the doctor informed me that I had apparently suffered a subconjunctival haemorrhage - not uncommon and not serious. I just look like an extra from the Walking Dead. Last June it was a tick and suspected Lyme Disease - maybe next June I can go for bovine TB.

Nice eh? I won't be winning any 'Bonny Baby' competitions for a while, will I

Comments

Blimey, that looks nasty. Hope it clears up quickly.
Steve Gale said…
Thanks Andrew, apparently the white of my eye should return in a fortnight. Just a bit dry and itchy at the moment.
Gordon Hay said…
Always thought you used dodgy mascara Steve!
Steve Gale said…
That was our little secret Gordon...
Lee Dingain said…
That looks so painful Steve! Hope it gets better very soon.
Steve Gale said…
Cheers Lee. Some say it's an improvement...

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