Rosie Birkett couldn’t take a holiday, she had a book to write. Then she got a dog, and a desire for some Rick Stein fish & chips and sea air. Cue Cornwall
"I'd stepped tentatively out of the arrival gate to find him standing with a bunch of flowers – his face the colour of the Canadian flag's maple leaf. It had been two and a half months apart, and only three together before then. Leaps of faith were always my thing"