By Cameron Raynes. While his son prepares to fly the nest, Dan's father is struggling in a nursing home. Dan wonders if there used to be more to life than this.
By Cameron Raynes. While his son is preparing to leave the granny flat, Dan's father is struggling in a nursing home. Dan asks himself if there used to be more to life than this. A tale of mid-life crisis and the sandwich generation.
Cameron Raynes lives in Adelaide and teaches Aboriginal history at the University of South Australia. He is author of the short story collection The Colour of Kerosene and the novel First Person Shooter, which explores his personal experience of adolescent stuttering. Granny Flat is his first story for BBC radio.
Writer: Cameron Raynes
Reader: Richard Dillane
Producer: Jeremy Osborne
A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.