Health and Wellbeing
Doc Wallace is the
village GP. Formerly a Naval physician, he still has his talking parrot which
takes part in consultations. His surgery is very popular with people who are
perfectly well; find out why in An
Evening at the Doctorís from the album Archive
Editions 2. Warning: contains Ďcurative vapoursí.
the Cottage Hospital like a private hotel where the ambulance is available
for light removals and outings.
The District Nurse is a
respected disciplinarian going on her rounds in a ĎTudorí (Morris Traveller) car.
The Hospital Bed
Fence separates Dennisís plot and Farmer Saltmarshís
land. Dennis Ďadjustsí it a couple of inches every year to his advantage.
The fence is made of old hospital beds which rattle
in the wind - because the legs are full of pills hidden there by patients
Granís Cure is a song
made up by Dennis in praise of his grandmotherís herbal potion which
could remedy just about everything from flaking scalp to athleteís foot. Itís
on the album The
Bomb Photo. †