The story begins when, after a fierce storm, Gypsy, a golden Labrador, goes missing in Sydney's Cooper Park. A bitter-sweet comedic account of mistakes, misconceptions and reconciliations in the lives of a disparate group of urban men and women. There's Crystal, who wants stability with her eight-year-old daughter and new partner. Crystal's ex, searching for the meaning of existence. Doctor Sarah wanting a new beginning in France. Rosemary and Philip, who want their daughter to walk again. Crystal's high school sweetheart, who wants another chance. And the Homeless Girl hiding in Cooper parklands. And then there's the cruelty, unpredictability and beauty of life.