"'Put down those oranges already because although they are a step up from your usual fashion choices, I CAN NOT have a serious conversation with Miss Orange-Eyes Arthur.' 'Never.' she replied, staring at me with her unblinking, orange-half eyes." - Stella
I had never had any idea my mother could paint. I felt betrayed, somehow — like she’d hidden herself away with these paintings decades ago. Left me with a replacement, a changeling, who only looked like the person who once had been Annie McGuinness.