Martin discovers that his firm is planning to promote him. They're even going to give him some assistants. The trouble is - the firm is relocating to Shropshire, so Martin would have to leave the Close in order to take up this new opportunity
Martin isn't happy with the idea of leaving the Close, thinking that the residents won't be able to manage without him. Then Ann tells him that she's pregnant.
Martin eventually becomes convinced that he isn't indispensible in the Close after all. He and Ann sell their house and set off for pastures new.Read More