By Gwynne Irene Peacock,Anthony Dodsworth
In 2003, a heavy parcel published from New Zealand arrived at a bungalow in Rawmarsh, close to Rotherham,Yorkshire. The parcel consisted of an immense, typewritten diary produced via Gwennie Peacock, a tender girl from Auckland, whereas finishing a trip world wide and vacationing her relatives in Britain. This remarkable account, which covers the interval among February 1939 and August 1940, vividly brings to existence the technique of struggle and its first few months. Gwennie's trip crosses 5 continents - really Europe and North the USA - and is defined in attention-grabbing element by means of an individual with a zest for all times. She survives her camel operating amok in Egypt and listens to Mussolini haranguing a crowd in Rome. She is warned in Germany to not visit England and threatened that quickly all English humans will communicate German. Gwennie settles along with her relations in a Yorkshire mining village and visits each nook of the British Isles. Her go back trip through the United States is risky, yet she nonetheless 'lives it up' in big apple and Hollywood. Gwennie eventually returns domestic having explored the area and found herself. She writes of herself, 'Laugh at her faults, forgive her indiscretions and stay along with her on her journey that's going to be enjoyable all of the way.'
**This digital version contains 30 photographs**
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Gwennie's Diary: A Kiwi's World Tour to Yorkshire 1939-40 by Gwynne Irene Peacock,Anthony Dodsworth