Zoe Ainsworth –Grigg, is retired from a Government Department. With a background in the Humanities, she holds a Diploma in Psychology from Birkbeck University. She is an agnostic Quaker . She now raises funds on a voluntary basis for www.purplefieldproductions.org. She owns two cats, Poppy and Millie. Her website is www.zoeainsworthgriggbooks.com
Part of Miss Flimp Series of books, this book contains lots of interesting details and photographs of life in a stately home in the 19th Century. The photos of period costume and descriptions of how children were seen and not heard but influenced by servants, is part of the books charm. The book also contains a link to a review of antique dolls.The book is a fascinating glimpse of times gone by.
Miss Flimp is an old doll. This children’s book shows her life from 1920 to 1980. Within it is the history of fashion. There are several black and white costume illustrations, illustrated by a well known artist and art teacher. If you love dancing, you will enjoy this. There is a touching storyline which might be anyone’s life history that has lived through the 20th Century.