“Fred, Fred, Fred, I’m sick of hearing about him!’ snapped Jess’s mum. ‘He rang the other day, and straight away you were off out to meet him. Haven’t you got any dignity? Any pride? Or will you just run off out at the beck and call of any Tom, Dick, or Harry?’
‘Well, I wouldn’t cross the road to see Tom or Dick, but if it was Prince Harry, well, now you’re talking!’ she said. Granny laughed. Mum looked cross and ran her fingers through her hair in a tragic and fatigued way.