The low-voltage-long-life bulb that hangs from a cord in the waiting room has half burned out. The half with a tiny bit of light remaining is begging for mercy.
Also black spots started growing on the carpet in one of the consulting rooms, this was another of the things about which we must not speak.
When the spots had joined up and one large area in the consulting room was really quite swampy I asked the Brain Doctor if he was concerned, he said not and we continued not to speak of this thing, and all the other things.
Last week two ladies in matching hats came for treatment and I directed the eldest one to that room.
She came straight back out and asked if we knew about the wet monster. It seemed shocking her saying out loud the thing that we must not say but I said yes we knew and she went back in again and her daughter smiled at me as if to say
My mother, she imagines all sorts of things