Reader Warning:

The following article is based on actual events that, in this day and age, (I'm not even going to bother with the word MAY) many WILL find offensive. Suck it up, precious ones - I apologise for nothing!

Sounds crazy but I recently spent five days with my BFF ... crazy because we hadn't seen each other in 20 plus years.

Friends for life. Kim was/is my school chum, flatmate, bridesmaid and informally adopted family member, visiting from her life of living abroad for more than 20 years.


Determined to recapture our misspent youth, despite our advanced age,