All entries for Saturday 02 July 2005
July 02, 2005
Yes, that’s right. It has got to be honey. It tastes divine and is the perfect cure for what must be the greatest irritation in the world, a sore throat.
The niggling question, however, is “who thought of it?” Who decided to wade into a swarm of vicious bees and taste that viscous liquid that reflects the golden rays of the sun? Why even think of it? Surely, this pioneer would have been attacked by a sufficient number of the bees on the first attempt so as to give up the chase for this heavenly manna, the existence of which was as yet unknown?
Although I love the idea of the satyrs being the ingenious discoverers, there must be a better explanation than this.