It had just been a little lie this time. Well no. The lie was big enough. What he’d said had been totally untrue. If anything, Grandma was the healthiest of the whole family. Never got a cold or a tummy ache. She could still walk into town faster than Archie. He could never keep up with her -that was the trouble.
“It’s all that porter I keep drinking,” she said.
So, the lie was big enough. The reason he’d told it was quite silly. He wasn’t cheating on Amanda.