WILD CARD: How I Learned To Be A Friend, Have A Friend & Finally Love My Birthday

Martin Milnes


‘This is a coming-of-age, coming-out, come-and-meet-me story that is by turns funny and touching, revelatory and heart-warming’. Gyles Brandreth



Martin Milnes was born in the wrong era. But his childhood and school days were no Broadway musical. Martin was different: the cat who walked alone.

When his world shattered, the stars were there for him; and this time in person. The last surviving veterans of a glamorous era extended their guiding hands.

With their help, the Wild Card learned how to be a friend and realised what a birthday truly represents. Not to mention, along the way, coming to terms with something which perhaps he should have recognised long ago…