” I am sitting in a clinic in Spain. The waiting room encircles a cubed glass courtyard housing four colossal circular cacti covered in fur, like ova under a microscope. The walls are hung with contemporary art. All the canvases feature babies: gurgling smiles, downy hair, chubby wrists. Female staff in pencil skirts slink past, clipboards in hand. The leather banquettes are lined with straight and lesbian couples, mainly in their late 30s and 40s, chatting sotto voce in Spanish, German and Italian. I am the only woman here on my own. I am waiting to have my fertility tested. ”
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by Celia McBride, The Guardian, 14 Dec 2013
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