Eye (3)

It’s still there. He says that he thinks it is getting better. I’m not so sure. The radio doctor, Sarah Jarvis, says it could last 6 months. So be it. It will teach me much. Nevertheless, he has booked me an appointment with Specsavers. G. is to be trusted. And it will put both our minds at rest. And besides, I need to know should I use a cold or a hot compress? Old knowledge, eh, we’ve forgotten so much. And one website suggested cider vinegar. Really?

He tells me how he greets his old friends as he walks through the graveyard every morning. Morning, Kyff, he says.

By Ellen Bell

Artist and writer currently living in Aberystwyth.