SUSPECTS & PERSONS OF INTEREST: ON AVOIDING HER CANCER TREATMENTS
supply leaves them without food and accommodation.
After eating a meal that they can’t pay for, Maddy forces Oscar to do a runner, pleased to be on a carefree adventure without the thought of cancer hovering over her head. Even when Oscar maintains that he can’t stay with her without money, Maddy recklessly decides to sleep under the stars. They’re soon bedding down in a park and Oscar despairs to awaken the next morning to discover that Maddy has sold her violin to buy them breakfast.
Even though they now have enough money to afford a hotel room, Oscar discreetly
Winston Cummings (Aaron McGrath), Sister Josephine (Jane Clifton), Hobart (David Whiteley), Olivia Goldsmith (Sara Wiseman), Ian Goldsmith (Paul Leyden) and Kevin Van der Heyden (Andy McPhee). keeps Spencer updated on their situation, privately praying that he and others can work some magic back home to convince Maddy to return. But the only thing on Maddy’s mind is having the adventure of a lifetime as she happily pitches Oscar her ideas to sneak into a bar and go hot-air ballooning.
Unable to abide Maddy’s fear-fuelled recklessness any longer, Oscar worriedly shuts down her ideas, angrily asserting that it’s time that Maddy gave up acting as if she’s living on borrowed time and instead focus on her fight to regain her health. Will Maddy listen?