It was the third phone call that did me in. Up until that point I thought I had this trifle business sorted. It’s just cake with custard, fruit, jelly and a splash of wine – how hard could it be?
I’m staying with Dad while Mum’s in hospital.
There’s something about familial flavours that makes a mum-cooked meal taste unlike any other.
Life with elderly parents can be challenging. Sometimes it seems to be just a series of doctors’ appointments, hospital stays and care rosters – with the underlying thought of “Is this it? Is this the one that will take them away?”