From pen pals in Europe to retired couple in South Africa.
“I left Glasgow when I was 19 and went to England to court my wife. Lynn was a pen friend at first. My best friend in high school had a pen friend in England for years and I never knew about it. One day he said: ‘his girl wants to write to you.’"
Single mother and working it.
“When I became a single mum, my children were still small. They needed a lot of attention. It’s really tiring when you don’t have a partner to assist you. It’s only you.”
Painting was my way out.
“There is a lack of jobs out there, I couldn’t find any work anywhere else. I don’t want to be employed by someone, so I’m just doing this.”