Mr Gnome, with as good a grace as he can muster, supervises the medication routine in a household currently isolated by the widespread flu virus.
A call this morning to the government's advisory service was answered instantly and helpfully. A simple questionnaire led to a positive assessment and I was issued with a collection number for the Tamiflu antiviral medication.
A kind friend collected the tablets on my behalf and dropped them on my doorstep.
All very efficient. Now it's simply a matter of staying at home until I'm no longer a risk to others. Nice to get it over with.
Over and out.