They Will Come No More, The Old Men With Their Beautiful Manners

Chosen by Ian Rankin for 2nd prize in the Scottish Arts Club Short Story Award 2022 |

There was only time on the farm, where the best of life was lived quietly, where nothing happened but a calm journey through the day, where change was imperceptible and precious life was everything.

‘…beautifully poetic and visual and poignant.’ Ian Rankin