21 Sep '14

News Christine Andain obituary

My wife, Christine Andain, who has died of ovarian cancer aged 60, was a woman with an extraordinary zest for life. She turned her hand to many things, from teaching to writing crime novels and, at the end of her life, learning to paint.She was born in Coneysthorpe, Yorkshire, to Joy and Frank Eccles, both schoolteachers. In 1957 her father moved the family to Germany to become a deputy headteacher in a British forces primary school. During her time there Christine became fluent in German and developed a love of travelling. Continue reading...

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