Granny Dalton: Eccentric

One of the many colourful characters I came across during my research for The Aerial Queen was a local Whanganui identity known as Granny Dalton. She doesn’t feature in the novel, but when Leila Adair made a balloon ascent from the Whanganui Racecourse, Granny Dalton was living in a shack nearby. Feisty, independent, and illiterate... Continue Reading →

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