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.

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Jane Elizabeth Firth

Jane Elizabeth Firth

TRUE STORIES about WEIRD STUFF to MAKE YOU THINK. Jane writes for magazines, and has a lifestyle blog at elizabethwriter.com. She lives on a boat in the U.K.