“Something off the top, sir?”
Talking with the barber about scalp cyst removal. He’d had four done the week before. They freeze your head, by sticking a needle in the cyst. Then they cut it open. There’s lots and lots of blood. So much blood you won’t believe, he said. He said he’d had to wait six months to get them done on the NHS. I think I’ll wait a little longer, before having my paltry little one done.

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