I have a flu friend.
Granted, I don’t have any other friends – but one considerate soul has agreed to pop round and drop off the necessary Tamiflu / groceries / vomit bag supplies should I become stricken by the dreaded porcine illness.
Naturally, I’m very grateful. But even more impressive are the Red Cross volunteers – more than a hundred already and counting – who are already acting as flu friends to help people they don’t even know.
Here’s how it works: More