H for Healthcare – #atozchallenge



“A Brilliant Conspiracy” Episode 8.

Blurb & other Episodes


Healthcare, insists Jamila, keeps life meaningfully noble.

Obtaining perpetrators’ quiddity easily, requires forensic DNA sequencing techniques unrivalled by victimology.

Accusers weakly crack, “Xanthippe, yet zaftig goddess.”


Quiddity         1. Philosophy – the inherent nature or essence of someone or something.

2. a distinctive feature; a peculiarity.

Xanthippe       ill-tempered woman

Zaftig              having a full, rounded figure


Archibald’s ‘Horse of the Day’


Hickstead allows me some Hedging, with a showjumper changing the House rules. [After finishing a round, Hickstead died of an aortic rupture]


Jamila’s ‘Daily Poison’


Honeybee (Apis species);

Distribution: worldwide;

Toxic principle: neurotoxin, hemolytic, melittin, hyaluronidase, phospholipase A, histamine, and others;

Symptoms: sting produces acute local pain or burning sensation, blanching at the site of the sting surrounded by a zone of redness, and itching; local symptoms usually disappear after 24 hours; severe cases may develop massive swelling, redness, shock, prostration, vomiting, rapid heartbeat, respiratory distress, trembling, coma, and death; it is estimated that 500 stings delivered in a short period of time can provide a lethal dose to a human; bees kill more people in the United States than do venomous reptiles.


Word Links







The Challenge runs over 26 days – with Sundays off for good behaviour – and each day will be based on the alphabet, from A through to Z.

Read more about the Challenge I set myself in my Theme Reveal:

Blogging from A to Z Challenge Theme Reveal 2016

For more on the Blogging from A to Z Challenge and to visit the other brave bloggers, go to the official site and this linky list.



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