Helen Bradshaw is 27, single, and sharing an apartment with two men in London. She's too unambitious to move up from her low level job at a women's magazine. She drives an old Toyota, owns an overweight cat, and needs to get rid of her awful boyfriend. Then her father dies.
On her way to her dad's funeral, she meets Tom, a veterinarian. She starts to fall in love with him, but Helen must to come to terms with her father's death, her mother's grief, and her friends' well meaning but unhelpful advice. Trying to win Tom is not helped by Helen's healthy dose of cynicism and making mistakes like having a one night stand with her landlord. Helen must dig her way out of the mess if she is ever to find romance.
This report prepared by L. Watson