Check out this post from the Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore. It’s time to share an extract from My Gentle War by Joy Lennick
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Today Joy Lennick shares and extract from her memoir My Gentle War: Memoir of an Essex Girl
About the book
The affection Joy Lennick nee Mansfield felt and feels for Wales is immediately evident in this charming memoir. Separated in World War II from her parents – with her father serving in the Royal Air Force abroad and her mother working in munitions – she finds herself living on a mountain with her two brothers. It is
a world away from the cosy environment of her home in Dagenham, Essex.
Her story evokes the magic of childhood, from the discovery of nature’s minute miracles to the joy of using…
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