HOLLY Holly was woken out of a sound sleep by the baby’s cry. She glanced at the clock – 3:06. Joe mumbled in his sleep beside her and rolled over to pull the covers over his head as she got up. She shook her head and stumbled towards Robbie’s room. “I’m coming, little man,” she …

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This is what fifty-six looks like. It’s actually not much different than what fifty-five looked like yesterday. Although this is fifty-six first thing in the morning. Unadorned. Unmade up. Unconscious. This is what I asked for – to sleep in, and I got it – after a fashion. Yes, I got up at 6:00 to …

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