Through my eyes Is a book about an ordinary person who has a lot of ups and downs in life, some downs lower than others but it shows the strength of character she has which helps her overcome her problems. As a child her grandparents are fundamental in her well being and central to her life, they give her tremendous support, love and guidance. This is where her strength really lies. She learns a great deal from them and passes her experiences on to her own daughters. As an adult she marries and has two daughters from her first marriage which ends in divorce. She suffers an illness in which she becomes very close to her mother. She remarries and has some dreadful experiences at the hands of her second husband who suffers a split personality disorder and he eventually takes his own life. After which she is left traumatised and goes away for respite to gain inner strength. A year later she realises that she can start to live again on her own. With renewed strength she starts to enjoy life again. Then out of the blue she finds she has to cope with losing her mother in a dreadful accident, but having met Mike she has his support and eventually becomes more settled and subsequently marries Mike. They travel extensively for holidays together and enjoy life as a couple. There is also a brief memoir written by her mother about her life as a young school girl before the Second World War and her life as a young mother during the Second World War and life afterwards. Also her grandmother has written a short memoir and gives an insight to life in the early 1900's.