Set in Norfolk the book is told largely in Jack's own words, transcribed form a series of taped interviews taken by his daughter, and co-editor of this book, Alison Downes. Many aspects of country lore and farming life are covered, particularly in the years when horses were still commonly used on farms, and when the farm labourer's life was hard. Yet Jack's sense of humour, wisdom and kindness shines through on every page. Here is a book for horse lovers and people who love the countryside as it used to be
Alison Downes and Alan Childs both live in Norfolk. Alison is the daughter of Jack Juby and brings to this book many personal memories of her father. Alan Childs is an established writer having co-authored two other books for Halsgrove, Face to Face (based on Sheringham and the photographs of Olive Edis), and Discover the North Norfolk Coast.