My sister Jan (AKA the Queen of Oapschat) and I are spending some time together right now and we decided to liven things up a bit by setting each other a few challenges. Everyone is scared of something, so we thought we would set about confronting some of our biggest fears.

Elizabeth Ducie Sisters

Me, Margaret and Sheila

Recently, I was giving someone the elevator speech for my new novel—the two minute summary every writer has ready in case they bump into an agent or Hollywood producer in the elevator—and she smiled and said ‘more sisters, I see.’

Carol H Grandma

Ever since she was born, Little G has been on a 'low sugar' diet. Chocolate and sweets, cake, desserts and sweetened drinks have been rationed or not introduced.

Carol H Grandma

In the interests of making sure that she is developing 'normally', Little G has recently undergone her two year checkup with a health visitor.

 Carol Hedges Grandma

Little G and I are sitting in the garden. It is Thursday, 'Grandma Day' under the new regime.