‘I fret about the years that lie ahead’: the unique caring burden of single childless daughters

‘I fret about the years that lie ahead’: the unique caring burden of single childless daughters

I think of Clarice Beckett often. Not so much for the early 20th century painter’s exquisite, misty seaside landscapes. Instead I think of Beckett because she was a single childless woman upon whom the burden of care for elderly parents fell. Beckett, considered by...