Dr Sam, patron saint of bikes

The screen comes into life as Sam joins the call and I immediately start laughing. His hair is all stuck up in different directions and looks crazy wild. “What the hell is going on with your hair?” I laugh. “I’ve just got out the shower, this is what it looks like,” he replies, in his broad Yorkshire accent. “I appreciate you being clean for this … Continue reading Dr Sam, patron saint of bikes

A year in people #2 – Laura

“You talked about bread.” “What?” “There was a whole conversation about your trip to Tesco and the bread that you bought, and what was on offer.” “Jesus. Really?” “Yep.” “Oh.” Some months after I’d separated from my ex-husband, Laura, my best friend from secondary school, was telling me about the kind of conversations we’d ended up having when I was still married. She delicately, but … Continue reading A year in people #2 – Laura