A short story commission for Sweet Talk Productions for the BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Reading

“Don’t you talk to me about resilience in the face of monotony,” says Verity, her voice low and wounded. “I’ve been married for 42 years!”

Peterborough Cathedral, the tomb of Katharine of Arragon. When teenage Annie skives off school, she hides in the last place anyone will find her. But when an older woman, Verity, starts using the same spot as a hiding place, the pair strike up a bitter territorial battle.