Mediterranean Souvenir

For those of you who might be under the misguided impression that jellyfish are friendly, let me disabuse you of that notion: they are not, and when they sting you, they leave a nasty reminder of the encounter.

Jellyfish Sting

Apart from the terrifying shock that was the sting, I memorialized the occasion with a stream of vitriol containing many new and exciting obscenities. The upside – and every cloud must have a silver lining – I am glad this happened somewhere other than Australia, where such things are often quickly fatal.