Frances talks about
her parents' attitudes to health care:
"Most of the things
in our medicine cabinet
were bought by my mother,
because my mother
always believed in being careful.
She used to suffer from headaches
because she didn't breathe properly
and from backache,
and from water around the ankles
and she used to try
quite a few different things.
was very health conscious too.
But he believed
that you didn't need to do anything
if you got ill,
nature would cure itself.
He had this leaflet warning people
against patent remedies."
"If my father had a headache,
he just sat down -
this is ok
if you've got nothing else to do -
and then he waited for it to go.
that it worked its way
right through your body."