If you are a sufferer at this time of year, you will know how tricky the sneezing can be. The number of times people say ‘bless you’ is probably only outdone by the number of dodgy looks you get on crowded public transport systems.
SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES
Not just smoke, but pollen, grit and generally anything that sticks to the already desperately watering surface of your eyes. You find yourself crying so much that it’s like constantly watching the first ten minutes of Up.
There’s only one real solution, of course; never leave the house, tape up the windows and doors and wait for autumn. Sure, you’ll be oxygen starved, but you’ll save a fortune on antihistamines.