Everyone has their cure.

Baby Ella gets the hiccups now and then. We like the same cure.

I remember being very little with the hiccups, at the beach house, upstairs in the wood-walled bedroom I shared with my sister closest in age to me. She watched with the kind of interest older siblings have in seeing something unpleasant happen to their youngers.

Our older sister brought me a glass of water and tried to teach me to drink from the far edge of the glass. I don’t think that worked…



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Nancy Daley

Artist, food-worshipper, grouch, retired psychologist and uni lecturer (Human Sexuality). Currently running for Queen of the Universe.