I was waiting for the tap water to heat up and for a person like me this was a great opportunity for some "serious" philosophical thinking.
The only lamp in the bathroom was busted so I was depending on the light coming from the hallway and a portable torch to illuminate the room.
Due to the dramatic lighting and my natural tendency to delve into dark thoughts I was thinking about the weird nature of humans and I was -again- starting to get alienated from the people and the idea of being a human.
As I was thinking a tiny black dot caught my eye. It was on the wall inside the shower and had little curved wings. I immediately recognized it as I have seen these flies countless times before.
For some reason they tend to hang out in the bathrooms and public restrooms, especially in rural areas. I was pretty sure that this species did not sting people
but as soon as I saw it, memories of previous nasty and itchy fly stings flashed before my eyes.
I was already thinking about getting rid of t