I thought you might be interested in this job advert from the Independent.
It’s from the nice people at Maperton Trust.
You can go and see them for a diagnosis with their magical machines, although the best product is their Head Lice Repelling Unit or HELRU (right) which various people have emailed me about over the years, usually when they’ve been used in their local schools. It’s a badge. It’s basically too silly to write about. Here is a fun report of a trial, and here is the FAQ:
1. How does it work?
Without a comprehensive understanding of technology e.g. that used in space travel, it is not really possible to provide a very satisfactory answer.
We’re too stupid to understand their science. It costs £19 and they take all credit cards.
For free you can have an intense online treatment:
And it looks like they maybe dip into treating seriously ill people too. Generally I reckon the people who go for this kind of thing kind of know what they’re getting into, but I suppose if people exert enough effort to make it look all sciencey then there might be the odd person who really does think they’re getting space age medicine. Ho hum.
(Sorry no column this week, boring story.)