Sir Percival Potts has always been a hero of the author because he was the first doctor to identify a cause of cancer in young people, as an industrial disease.
Mary currently lives in East Devon.
In 1840s Britain, the Industrial Revolution has brought advances in technology and manufacturing. For the gentry, it means bigger chimneys on their houses.
Mary was an army trained nurse who later specialised in cancer, hospice and community care. She lost her only son, as a teenager, to Hodgkin's Disease. She lost her parents together when she was eighteen, which led t
This is a book of poems about grief and how it changes people.