I Love My Mother-

“What Will the Neighbours Think?”

I Love my Mother. Photo by Jake Thacker on Unsplash

At eighty-six years old, Mum is readied with her handbag, a fresh coat of ‘stay put’ lipstick, tissue stuffed pockets, and her walking aid. All set for a grand day out, but she has her trousers on backward; “I thought they felt funny!” We chuckle, with childbearing hips and tightly crossed legs, as she dashes back in to adjust them.




I don’t have the answer, but I have experiences and would like to share them with you, but will you share yours with me?

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Jane Elizabeth Firth

Jane Elizabeth Firth

True story writer, blogger and author of The Porthole Peeper; a lifestyle blog at elizabethwriter. com. I live on a boat on the beautiful Lancaster canal, UK.

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