Anton Rodgers stars as middle aged solicitor Alec Callender - a partner in Semple, Callender and Henty - who pines for Perry Mason style cases, however, seldom is faced with anything more taxing than a simple house conveyancing.
Through his work Alec meets Zoe Angell, played by Eve Matheson, a 26 year old PE teacher befuddled by her impending divorce, although neither is looking for romance there is an unmistakable spark and soon they embark on the rocky road of a 'spring and autumn' romance.
It's the anniversaries of both the Death of Buddy Holly and Alec and Zoe have been together for one full year. Alec wants to announce a wedding date, but Zoe wants to wait.
Alec and Zoe endure the frustrations of trying to buy a home together. Alec and Zoe seem to be looking for different things in home.
Alec and Zoe buy a new house near the village vicarage where Simone lives. Alec feels that Jamie is getting too close to a glamorous client.
Alec gets a taste of Zoe's competitiveness streak when she applies for promotion, and Vera dissapproves of of Hilary's relationship with her nephew
Zoe is worried about comparisons to Alec's ex-wife when his brother-in-law comes for a short visit.
Jamie worries about an upcoming operation and it effects his job performance so much that Alec is thinking of letting him go. Hillary finds out that Miss flood is seeing a gentleman friend.
The office is full of passion, and Alec and Hillary are in the middle of it. Zoe tells everyone that she is pregnant.