What Happened When I Ate Peanut Butter

Written from the perspective of my daughter, Billie. When I was one, I swiped some peanut butter toast.It was up high so I had to climb, not that I’m gonna boast.It tasted delicious but something wasn’t right,My eyes felt funny and my throat a little tight. Mum said, “That’s it. To the car right away!”Off …

Allergy Angst at Parties and Gatherings

How being human amongst lots of other humans is risky to an allergy sufferer “Billie, would you like one?” Across the picnic table, I watch as someone offers my daughter a mini sausage roll. Pastries usually have an egg wash, or people sometimes bind the filling with egg so I am about to shout out …