This is how change comes, by degrees, each one imperceptible, until at last it is behind you and there is nothing to be done.
Jessie Greengrass is the author of the short story collection An Account of the Decline of the Great Auk, According to One Who Saw it and the novel Sight, both published by John Murray. She has won the Edge Hill Prize and a Somerset Maugham Award.
Reservoir has been illustrated by Donya Todd. Donya is an artist, illustrator & book-maker inspired by the magical, mystical and macabre.