John Flint


John Flint was born in Ambergate, Derbyshire, in 1937, where snow was measured in feet rather than inches. After a spell in industrial Yorkshire, he eventually settled in Pinner, Middlesex, where he married Trish, (Patricia) in 1963, living in the Harrow area until the death of his wife in 2007. He then downsized and moved to Chesham.

He was variously employed as an organ builder, Civil Servant, then in several branches of BT, finally serving six years in the Crown Prosecution Service.

His interests are music, languages, woodwork and carving, and walking.

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Table for One, Sir?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,000. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
In this deeply poignant and personal memoir, John Flint recounts the experience of his wife, Patricia’s diagnosis with cancer, her death, and his efforts to readjust to life afterwards. In a book that is touching, warm, and wise, John looks at some of the realities of each stage; and, in doing so, he provides an insight into the real emotions and experiences of a carer and widower.

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