Two real-life globetrotting nurses, Gwladys Hughes and Ina Crafer, swap adventure stories.
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5/5 Happiness comes at last to Ina on her wedding day, made sweeter by a letter from Gwladys.
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4/5 Back in her beloved Northern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), Ina becomes engaged.
3/5 Ina and Beryl fall out badly until Ina becomes seriously ill.
2/5 Ina's friendship with the Mauritian housekeeper helps her to cope with her new posting.
1/5 Ina come to terms with her Mauritius posting, while Gwladys relishes being in Newfoundland
An extract from HRF Keating's 1979 biography of Holmes. Read by Alan Moore.
Alone, far from home and his only audience by 1968 is press clippings and bottles of vodka