The Sleepers Almanac X edited by Zoe Dattner and Louise Swinn
by Jenni Kauppi •
by Jennifer Down •
I phoned my father when I arrived.
He said ‘Your mum’s just round at Aunty El’s’ in such a way that I knew she wasn’t; that she’d left the room with her hand to her mouth when he’d first said hullo, love, and I felt so sorry for us all....