Aynhoe Village Life, The Way it Was- Then-Before & Beyond is a social story of village life in a Northamtonshire village. The book covers the background history of the villagers, with stories from family, locals, & herself. Then; is 1940–1948, the war years,& later as seen through the eyes of a child. Before; 1880–1940 has many humerous village stories. Beyond; covers 1949–1956 with a heartbreaking move to Oxford, & many visits back to Aynhoe. While living in Oxford, the author & her siblings had the unique experience of being part of a rehab hosp. for the war headinjured. These men were their playmates & partners in all manners of fun. This is the first of three books. The others cover nursing at the Horton Hospital in Banbury, when care to the local people really mattered. The last, about life and nursing in America from 1965, until 2005 when the author returned to her homeland & later in December 2008 returned to the US. At the time when the country was finally trying to get Universal Health care.