Series of readings featuring extracts from the diaries of Edith Appleton, a nurse working close to the front line during the First World War.
It is 1915 and Edie is based at Casualty Clearing Station Number 3 near Ypres, where she witnesses first-hand the horrors of war. In these dark days, small pleasures mean everything and the rare chance to have a bath is most welcome.
Read by Rachel Atkins.
A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.