Ariel Crittall has unravelled the Gordian Knot of her life though stories which, whilst often intensely personal, are always set against a backdrop of the bigger picture of worlds events, the greater narratives of war, politics, travel and culture. her memories span almost a century of family and world history, reflecting social and political change and development, the history of the Crittall company in Silver End, for exapmle, and her own significant involvement, locally, in education, health care, conservation and the arts. This warm and humorous memoir provides the reader with a fascinating insight into a life lived to its full.

My Life, smilingly unravelled