The author is a seventy year old female tainted with church influences and a strict upbringing. Managed to develop a sense of humour and discover herself personally and professionally as a nurse - general, obstetrics, theatre, pediatrics and finally retired as a maternal and child health. Competent in parent education, counselling and performing ritual such as funerals, weddings etc. Has four grown up children and nine primary school aged grandchildren who she loves enormously and watches their development keenly as she keeps busy with all sorts of things. The marriage did not last.