Poem introduction

Some time after my husband retired I was appointed writer-in-residence to the University in Singapore and we decided to spend some months in the Far East. Just before we set out, though, my husband broke his ankle on a slippery pavement outside a Do-It-Yourself shop. But he very obstinately decided he was still going to come to Singapore. It was a very happy experience.

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