“Yes, I feel that about Bolt, too.”
“I’ll look after him, Eleanor. You don’t have to worry.”
Eleanor gave him a sad smile. She had been put into a melancholy mood by the memories which crowded into her head.
“Well, one day you’ll go back to England,” she said.
“No. Not to live. To visit grandam and my sister. Yes. But … no. I want to stay here. People here … people have made me welcome. I’ve made some true friends. Eleanor, I feel at home here. As if I have a new family. Who love me for what I am, or anyway, despite what I am, without judging. You, and Key and Lou and Esmé. Australians have been so welcoming and kind.” He looked at his grandmother. “You know what mum’s like, grandam.”
“So fussed about status and who you know and who you are but in the end what matters is who loves you and who is your friend your real friend. I loved your grandfather very much but that was more because we were thrown together and I loved him though he could be tiresome but the basis was always love though it helped that we were from the same circles but with you and Brent I could see how much you loved it other and I just wish …”
Jason couldn’t speak. He smiled at her, his eyes wet.
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