Elaine Spencer by profession is a Health and Social Care Assessor and Trainer. She is also in her first year of a counselling course. This is her first published work and was written in diary form as a self-help tool while on the Diamond Princess. The Diamond Princess was the first cruise ship to be hit by coronavirus in February 2020.
The diaries also include the difficult journey from Japan to Liverpool, Arrowe Park Hospital, which was mandatory, and then her homecoming. She lives on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent with her family close by. She is professional, and dedicated in her work life, and in her personal life loves her family, children, and grandchildren.