Ross O’Carroll-Kelly: ‘Oh, right – you’re one of these maskier-than-thou people’

‘Talking to strangers on the doorstep is dangerous. Who knows what I might catch?’

Ross and Sorcha. Illustration Alan Clarke

Ross and Sorcha. Illustration Alan Clarke

I hear the van coming up the driveway – the crunch of gravel under tyres – and I practically run for the door.

Yeah, no, I haven’t laid eyes on Janet since Sorcha reported her for not wearing a mask – or doing the whole two-metre distancing thing – when she’s delivering packages to the gaff. Although the real issue, between ourselves, was Sorcha’s jealousy at the friendship – very much banter-based – that had developed between us since the stort of the whole zombie apocalypse.

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