‘Life is like a breaking wave, surf it or it will crush you!’ …. A standalone book published May 2023
Set in the late 1970s, a period of great personal freedom and exploitative working arrangements.
A young doctor, Richard starts his first job and immediately finds himself skating close to the edge of his competency. He is on an emergency call, when meets a young nurse giving first aid at the scene.
It takes a while, but eventually he recognises that the much more worldly-wise nurse can do more for him than just pass him a scalpel, mop his brow and say “Well done Doctor, you saved his life …”
Thus begins a journey that will test not only the brakes of a 1973 Austin Maxi but the strength of their relationship as Richard gets close to the edge of his skills and mental stamina.
Mental health issues of bullying, stress, unreasonable expectations and finding yourself outside your competencies explored and the role of naturism as an escape ….