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Smack My Face With A Wet Haddock

A Solution to the Covid Blues

“Cheer up, you look as if someone had smacked your face with a wet haddock.”

My grandmother looked at me, one of those piercing looks that made you sit up straight and pull yourself together; if you didn’t, you knew she would throw the wet dishcloth at you.



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Carel Kolchinski

Past lives as a journalist, PR poseur and commercial slave. Now an aged teetotaller, cyclist, enthusiastic musician and painter. Certified writing addict.