Month: November 2015

Call waiting

I was once sent to a doctor in a busy hospital. The previous patient came out of the room, but I was left waiting in the corridor for 20 or 30 minutes. When the doctor finally called me in, she explained that she was having computer problems, and that she’d been trying to phone the Read More …

Locked out

When my son was about fourteen or fifteen his social life grew and he was allowed out at weekends as long as he came home by a certain time. One evening he phoned me before his curfew, sounding concerned. Meric had nowhere to sleep. His mum had locked him out and he had nowhere to Read More …