An historical novel. Walk down the streets of Cumnock and New Cumnock in Ayrshire Scotland and visit the tea room as George and Mary find ways to spend time together without incurring the wrath of her father.
Visit Brisbane and Ipswich in Australia in the 1950s and experience life for a 'new chum' from 'the old country'.
It's a story of fierce determination and true grit. A story that takes a young man from the coal mines of Ayrshire to life in a new land - far across the sea.