The author is a retired medical practitioner with fifty yearsâ€™ experience. For twenty years he worked in rural and industrial practices in the North of England, followed by caring for students and staff at an Australian university. A past keen yachtsman and bushwalker he today enjoys carpentry and gardening, and is a member of a heritage railway preservation society.
Desmond Voldson, retired professor and WW2 army officer is faced with the burden of care for his invalid wife Jennie, his love for her, and at the same time a desire to be free of the torment caused by her illness for them. He finds support from a group of friends. The wifeâ€™s death is inves...