Monday July 6, 2020

Tom Dunne’s great escape

Four people and a small dog set off on an adventure to spend a lovely socially isolated hour with their cocooning grandmother. Tom Dunne tells the tale

31st May, 2020
Tom Dunne with his daughters Eva, 13, and Skye, 11. Picture: Fergal Phillips

“Will we be arrested?” they ask. “I wouldn’t say so,” I tell them.

“Will we get turned back?” “I doubt it,” I say.

“What will you say if we are stopped?” There’s a pause. “I will just tell them the truth,” I say, “we aren’t doing anything wrong.”

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