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A Spoonful of Sugar

Brenda Ashford / Nicolette McKenzie
Brenda Ashford is 91 years old and spent 62 years working as a Norland Nanny.Brenda began training at the Norland Institute in 1939 at the age of 18 shortly before war was declared. Even as a nervous young trainee Brenda was determined to give the children in her care a wonderful childhood. She worked with evacuees from the East End as well as in the nurseries of smart Kensington homes. She frequently put her life at risk dashing to air raid shelters with her charges clutched to her chest. But the war was also a time when people pulled together like never before or since and it called upon Brenda to make sacrifices she'd never imagined having to make...

  • Published by Soundings
  • Fiction/Non-FictionNon Fiction
  • Genre Biography
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 1st January 2013
  • Duration 09 Hrs. 40 Mins.
  • ISBN 9781407940571