Travels in a Donkey Trap Author:Daisy Baker When Daisy baker acquired a donkey and a trap at the age of 76 she discovered "the freedom of the universe". No longer cramped within the confinement of the four walls of her country cottage, she ventured into the lanes of Devon, England. Leisurely, at the pace of another era, Daisy and her donkey, Darkie, investigate the myriad wonders of the... more » countryside. But for Daisy the external freedom soon mirrors an unfolding inner freedom as she reconciles her own life, past and present, with the changing seasons and living glory of nature.
Published in 1974
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Daisy Baker was born in 1894 in London, but spent her childhood in the English country where her father was a milkman. From elementary school she went into domestic service. She married in 1921. Now a widow, she lives in North Devon with her daughter and son-in-law.« less