Christine’s Story

Christine’s Story

1996 was the terminal year for my rocky marriage. No marriage is perfect and we all have our ups and downs, but the latest in a string of violent episodes was too much for me to bare. Enough is enough. My ex and I had bought a home together with an endowment type...
The Robart Family

The Robart Family

We bought our house in 2001. I had a well-paying City job with Merrill Lynch. I had worked my way up from Compliance and Operations and into a new role as Communications Manager. This particular move was our third. We were following the long-established pattern of...
Jayne’s Story

Jayne’s Story

My story really starts with the ethics I learned as a child. My mum was an incredibly strong and independent woman. Perhaps more so than her peers in the 1950s. Her strength of character was no doubt shaped by a challenging childhood. Diagnosed with cancer in her neck...