When Emmy goes swanning off to distant parts, Eros is delegated to take care of the other, more problematic, half of the duo.
His solution is to walk for miles in an optimistic endeavour to leave the poet ‘puffed oot’ as we say in Scotland.
Exhausted, as the rest of the world says, perhaps excluding China.
By now you have probably guessed he likes the beach.
Which was almost deserted, apart from some crazy people.
Yesterday he dragged me from the Broken Steps to Pardigon Beach.
And, happily, back again.