More than 50 Shades of Grey: Meet the 76-year-old erotic novelist who writes stories about spanking

Meet naughty novelist Eva Hughes: the great-gran who spends her spare time penning x-rated fiction.

Eva, 76, has been writing erotica for years and has even had a number of her works published – including in the ‘Naughty Spanking’ series of anthologies.

Not your average saucy author, Eva, who lives in Whitebeck Court in Blackley , has now also become the face of a new campaign which is aiming to fight loneliness among older people.

The ‘Retired not Expired’ campaign by Northwards Housing aims to challenge perceptions of pensioners and encourage people to think differently about loneliness.

And Eva says her writing has helped her become more sociable at the assisted living centre where she lives – as she shares her fiction with the other residents she shares a home with.

 has now also become the face of a new campaign called retired not expired, aimed at fighting loneliness among older people.

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