Sunday, July 8, 2012


By far and away the greatest true castaway story ever told is the dramatic tale of Barbara Crawford Thompson "The Wildflower"..

Wildflower: The Barbara Crawford Thompson Story

This very young Scottish lass [12 years old] disappeared from her home in Kent Street Sydney in March 1843 and was not found until she presented herself to the Officers and crew of HMS "Rattlesnake" at Evans Bay near the tip of Cape York, Australia in October 1849. Her life and adventures will shock and amaze the reader as 90% of her story has remained hidden from the public eye for over 160 years. 

The book is available direct from the Author or from Amazon UK. In both cases, delivery is approximately 8 days. The book is of 264 pages [8 in full color] and has over 50 illustrations, one of which is the only known photograph of the heroine as an old lady in c1915. Contact the Author direct for a signed copy of this wonderful "history mystery" unraveled on
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Thursday, July 5, 2012


 Paperback = Special Anniversary offer 29.50  British pounds plus postage and handling from April 16th to April 30th 2018 Order Now.

Please contact the Author on to order. Payment is by PayPal and delivery is about 8 days to the UK, Europe and the USA. Book is of 264 pages with 8 full color plates and over 40 illustrations and maps. Please contact the Author on; Prices are subject to price change after April 30th 2015.                           
Wildflower: The Barbara Crawford Thompson Story