My seventy-seven-year-old father
put his reading glasses on
to help my mother do the buttons
on the back of her dress.
‘What a pair the two of us are!’ 74 more words
It’s the combination of poignancy and humour which makes this collection of short stories such an enjoyable read for me. Most of the protagonists are women in middle age, trying to deal with loneliness and everyday addictions. 598 more words