Ringing daily for seventy years, they were proud of their record.
Iris had one topic - the rottenness of school milk left by a hot radiator.
Experts claimed there was a limit to what could be said here but they’d not met Iris.
Nor would Florence change things - Iris had dementia now.
Daily, the same phone routine - Florence hoped it helped.
Sure it was at least a comfort to Iris and herself - that would do.