Category: Anosmia

16th August 2017

Aesop Post-Poo Drops

“She thinks her sh*t don’t stink“.  I heard that line of dialogue in a movie once, and for some reason, it has been stuck in my head ever since.  Which, bearing in mind I can no longer remember what the movie was, what I had for breakfast this morning, and occasionally, how old I actually am, is going some.  Now, it turns out, I can’t […]

9th August 2017

Get Lippie at the Royal Society of Medicine

I have, somewhat by accident, done a lot of public speaking about my medical condition in the months whilst I’ve not been blogging regularly.  I’ve enjoyed it, too!  Well, some of it  … Having been featured on BBC2’s “Incredible Medicine” (which will be shown in the US as “The Most Extraordinary People in the World” [ha!] at some point) during March, and then unexpectedly turning […]

20th March 2017

#IncredibleMedicine on BBC2 this week! (9pm 22nd March)

Or: The story of how I accidentally became one of “The Most Extraordinary People In The World”*. I got an email last July asking me if I wanted to take part in a documentary about my smell loss. I get quite a few emails regarding my anosmia every week (I write about it a lot, lets face it), so didn’t particularly pay any special attention […]

26th February 2017

Anosmia Awareness Day 27th February 2017

As is now traditional around this time of year, it’s time for me to point out that Anosmia exists, and list some resources for people who may be affected by this life-changing, but barely-known condition.  My life was turned upside down in 2014 by the simple act of catching a cold. My olfactory nerve died as a result of that cold, and life hasn’t been […]