I am 81 years of age and have a neighbour the same age. She has a large family but they just do not bother with her as she has a very sharp tongue.
When she found out that I am very technically minded (she does not have broadband, a computer etc.) she is always asking me to go round and fix her television, the problem is she has no idea how to use the tv remote. I made a list out of things she needed to know but it never sinks in.
She asked me to go shopping with her but it ended up with me carrying the bags and pushing the trolley. When we go for a cup of coffee and a cake, she always sits down at the table so I have to queue for the food and then she never gives me the cost of her meal. When I tell her I am going for a look around the store she wants to come with me but then says she is tired and wants to go home.
I can also make clothes and do any alterations to skirts etc. I told her about my hobby now she wants to come round to my house so I can shorten all her skirts for her. I told our sons about her (my husband died 9 years ago) and they have told me to keep away and let her own family sort her out. She keeps ringing me about something she needs doing and I am now making excuses. She has rung me three times this morning and I have ignored her calls, I look at the phone screen and when I see it is her I do not answer the phone. I am not young myself and if I want a job doing I call for a repair man and pay for it. I don't want to be looking after someone else.
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