Ruth is a novelist and freelance writer, the author of “The Diary of Isabella M Smugge”, “The Trials of Isabella M Smugge” and “The Continued Times of Isabella M Smugge”. She writes for a number of businesses and charities and blogs at ruthleighwrites.co.uk. She has abnormally narrow sinuses and a morbid fear of raw tomatoes, but has decided not to let this get in the way of a meaningful life. You can find her on Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and Twitter at ruthleighwrites and at her website, www.ruthleighwrites.co.uk.
Increasing numbers of us are part of the ‘sandwich generation’ with both children and elderly parents to care for, but there is hope
Novelist Ruth Leigh’s main character Isabella M Smugge has found herself part of the ‘sandwich generation’. But it’s not just Ruth’s protagonist experiencing these challenges, it’s herself too. Here she shares her story.