Diary of an Optimist

by Mary Barnard

(196pp. 20 drawings by the author, weight 400g)

Diaries of the years of shortage following the year when Mary Barnard brought up six children in a rambling house on the outskirts of Norwich. Husband James was then City Treaurer and her chief support was her mother Nana Loomes with intermittent help from an entertaining succession of home helps. A lovely and amusing book about family life.

ISBN 978 0 948400 32 2

£6.95

by Mary Barnard (196pp. 20 drawings by the author, weight 400g). Diaries of the years of shortage following the year when Mary Barnard brought up six children in a rambling house on the outskirts of Norwich. Husband James was then City Treaurer and her chief support was her mother Nana Loomes with intermittent help from an entertaining succession of home helps. A lovely and amusing book about family life. ISBN 978 0 948400 32 2. £6.95.

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