Like many migrants from Europe in the 1950s Mother could not speak English. The women who lived thought that time suffered hardship due to lack of language and work skills.
The Accidental Gambler
Following a terrifying accident involving Rachael-the beloved daughter of Paula who is a social worker and lecturer and her husband Colin – their lives are thrown in turmoil. Rachael’s sister Sarah is witness to her parents grief and unravelling. Later when Rachael’s life spins out of control with a heroin habit, Paula parallels Rachael’s addiction when she herself develops a secret gambling problem. Colin tries desperately to force his wife to confront her issues.