Tally Long's Pie
Published 24 Nov 2017
Hannah survives financial tribulation and ill health to bring up three fine boys in blithe “Porty” between the wars. Her oldest friend Walter introduces her to migrant victims of Nazi persecution but she holds onto her ideals, speaking out stridently against the prospect of war. Six months later her middle son Jim watches from his office as Spitfires chase a Luftwaffe raider over Craigmillar. What will she have to say if he joins the RAF?