This short story was broadcast on BBC World News, read by Richard Mitchley. The story is published in the book »Worlds Apart – Stories about love, language and cultures«.
David Newby was, until his retirement, professor of linguistics and language didactics at Graz University, Austria, and Bergen University, Norway. He is the author of academic publications, school textbooks and several works of drama. His play The Language of Love was a finalist in the BBC World Service playwriting competition. The Family Album was performed on three school tours by Vienna’s English Theatre. His most recent play is Love Conquers All.