Welcome to the world of Amy, Alice and Felix; they've little to say in favour of it. Mostly they fail to find tolerable partners, bicker, whinge and spend too much time in a dive called The Snakepit. And then there's teaching careers to avoid and the rest of humanity to endure. And there's Morgana and Oswald. And then Felix's partner leaves him for an unemployed circus clown. And that's what living in the faded glory of Ambleside (an end of the line coastal town that wasn't too glorious before it faded) is all about - if you can call it living. And then you die.