The entire world was waiting for me to die. What chance had I? Louise Lawrence believed she had finally found happiness and stability after a turbulent early life, only to be struck down by a rare illness that not only baffled the medical profession, but was destined to define the very course of her adult life. When no one expects you to survive, the determination to rise above life's challenges and to prove everyone wrong can become all-consuming. Through the traumas thrown up by broken marriages, the unknown whereabouts of loved ones and physical suffering, 'Above the Chimney Pots' is an inspiring true-life account of one woman's remarkably rich life - a life that demonstrates the complexity of human existence: grief, ambition, success, love and, above all, hope.