Book Review: Little Gypsy: A Life of Freedom A Time of Secrets by Roxy Freeman

Today’s post is on the book blog.

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littlegypsyTGND recommended this book, and when I checked the library, there it was!

Born in 1979, Roxy Freeman grew up travelling around Ireland and England in a horse-drawn wagon with her mother and father and five siblings. Life was harsh but it was a childhood of freedom spent in harmony with nature. Roxy didn’t know her time-tables but she could milk a goat, ride a horse and cook dinner on an open fire before she was ten.

I have mentioned this before that I find it tough to review non-fiction which is somebody’s life story. But some books grab you so hard that you cannot but talk about it. Little Gypsy is one of those. I had first come across gypsies in Enid Blyton books. They seemed fascinating to me. Not aspirational, but definitely fascinating. To be reading the tale of a real life gypsy was exciting!

Roxy Freeman’s dad…

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