By Alison Wassell
The way he enters the house sets the tone for the whole evening. If Len gets it wrong it brings on one of his attacks. He pulls the sleeve of his jacket over his hand and carefully lets himself in, taking care not to let his skin contact any part of the door.
He goes into the kitchen, where everything appears to be in order. Just to be sure he submerges the dishcloth in bleach in the bowl he keeps beside the sink. He opens the fridge and checks the ‘use by’ dates on everything. He discards some day-old tomatoes, which are disturbing the symmetry of things. Continue Reading This Story