So she thought after inviting the dripping stranger in for a cuppa, more so when he took off his soaked boots and socks.
Seeing her look of disapproval he said: “My pardons, my feet ache. I’ve walked a long way.”
“At the beach my car was stolen when I came across this old couple in distress. I offered my help and took them to the hospital and went on my way, but not before they asked me to let you know where they are. When I couldn’t start their car I walked here.”
“Ten miles – my grandparents?”