Clara’s musings

Not all Clara's experiences are mine – she's more than happy to borrow from friends if it makes for a good story. And she absolutely acknowledges being heavily – she's more than happy to embroider or borrow from friends if it makes for a good story. Clara is a big fan of Cecily – her influence may be evident.

Aide-memoire

My mother reads out the list she’s made of her aches and ailments for the psycho-geriatrician to fix: the discomforts and infirmities of old age are not okay. She wants to be back playing golf, playing bowls and cards, physically able and mentally agile; not nearly ninety, frail and failing.