The book sets out to illustrate what can be achieved even with a handicap of mental illness. It is an intriguing true tale of a Life lived with a doubled edged sword of fortune.
The author was born in Kenya and came to England for secondary schooling moving to a Polytechnic to study engineering in 1969. In his Final Year he sustained a nervous breakdown with acute schizophrenia. He had a further 7 acute admissions but managed to keep working in-between as an engineer.