Trio travel to London for Wojtek book launch


Lady Brigid McEwen of Duns and Garry Paulin and Sandra Dods from Berwick travelled to London to attend the launch of the Wojtek commemorative album at the Beaufort Club in Chelsea.

The book was compiled by Krystyna Ivell and Vic Bazor as a celebration of the soldier bear’s life and is full of photos, artwork and anecdotes.

Wojtek died 50 years ago in Edinburgh Zoo. The book is limited to 1,000 copies and is now available from

Pictured above are Lady McEwen, Krystyna Ivell and Garry Paulin.