When Christine Wilson began a collaboration with her old university professor, Alex Burns, on a series of magazine articles, they hadn't met for nearly thirty years. In the interim, they had both been long and happily married: Christine to Derek, an engineer and Alex, to Val, a teacher. As they established their working relationship, neither of them had the least idea of what was going to happen to them. After all, they were both far too old for all the turmoil of love: the fun, the laughter, the passion, the guilt, the misery and the heartbreak. Weren't they? This is their story.