The author was born in the Rossendale Valley, Lancashire, in 1939. She left school at the age of fifteen to work in the cotton mills, but then decided to move into the sewing trade. Maz got married at nineteen to a serviceman of the Royal Navy (22 years' service) who became an author and poet. They had five wonderful children. Years went by and they travelled most of Europe on a motorbike, three times across to Cyprus with all their camping gear strapped to the bike; great adventures. In 2016, the author broke her hip and shoulder, which slowly led to her writing this book. Sadly, during the process of the publishing of this book, her husband passed away.
My Big Magic Fish
Young Toby was almost a teenager now and a keen fisherman. His granddad taught him to fish when he was just four years old. Both of them sat by the pond on the staging made of wooden slats that granddad had built. It was a holiday he loved, all he had was Granddad's special rods, a small stool and a...