Colette Murphy is a twenty-eight year old care worker who lives at home with her father and brothers. The family are of Irish-Catholic descent and live in a close neighbourhood in the heart of Liverpool.
Colette has a special bond with Maisie, one of the residents in the Home and is stunned when the old lady dies and leaves her a cottage in Ireland.
With the inspiration of a victorian novelist, Colette decides to up sticks and set up home with her best friend, Marion.
On their first morning in rural Ireland they are woken by a herd of cattle congregating at their back fence. Marion is afraid she will be eaten alive and Colette feeds them soda bread because she thinks they look hungry.
Read all about their adventure and how they adapt to life in another country.