This story come courtesy of BBC East Midlands. Joan Bomford learned to drive a tractor when she was just eight years old. Three quarters of a century on – she’s still going strong. From Foot and Mouth to floods, she’s lived through it all on her Worcestershire farm. Now she’s published her memoirs.
The Facebook messages left on this video are also a credit to Joan Bomford and the inspiration she has become. We’ve picked the nicest comments for youth see.