White Mouse Roars Again

New Zealand-born hero of the French Resistance during WWII, Nancy Wake, is considering moving to France or Britain, despite belated suggestions of recognition by the Australian government, “I am an Officer of the Legion of Honor and when I walk in France with my little rosette… the police have to salute me. So I’m not going to take anything, am I?”


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Barefoot Is a Way of Life in New Zealand

Barefoot Is a Way of Life in New Zealand

“I had just moved to New Zealand, at age 12, when a new friend suggested that we slip out to the corner store (dairy in New Zealand English) for some candy…