In honour of Valentines Day, a piece of information: St. Valentine is also the patron saint of pestilence.
This is appropriate, because I look like I have the plague.
…I find myself longing for the Dettol sponge baths I used to take in Totara North.
(Though I maintain that mosquitoes are preferable to sand fleas. Because…I can *see* the blood coming out of my flesh when I’m bitten by a sand flea. Mosquito bites are merely itchy spots. Not flicking of creatures that leave behind pools of blood.)