This is a fascinating book. It has been written with accuracy and thought and
shows a great love of her subject. Her attention to detail whether it be her
first impressions of life in her adopted country or her acceptance of the life style
as the spouse of a serving Northern Rhodesian Officer. It cannot have been easy
for her to adopt the "here today we are on transfer next week" way of life, to which
she quickly became accustomed and obviously relished, seemingly taking each
move in her stride.
Her descriptions of the areas where she visited when taking a break from routine
with her husband makes one feel that you are standing with her and sharing her
What is really striking is her portrayal of the kindness, care and concern of the
Northern Rhodesia Police Service and their families which they all showed for
The book is a real page turner and should sell well.