Saturday 17 November 2018

Roddy Doyle's Charlie Savage: How to make an old man smile


Illustration: Ben Hickey
Illustration: Ben Hickey
Charlie Savage

Charlie Savage

I'm sick of people asking me what's wrong. So I've been working on the face.

This all started about 10 years ago. There'd I'd be, feeling grand in my head, and I'd notice someone - the wife, my sister, always a woman - looking at me like I was displaying the early stages of leprosy or something.

It was always the same.

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