Eighteen and all that....

Eighteen and all that....
Alice talks about being 18 and all that........  
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Fashions of the 1960's

Fashions of the 1960's
Judith shares stories of the fashions she wore on the 1960's from her firsrt pink silk shirt to her short skirts and the music of the times that she collected and liked.  
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Fashion and Life in 1950's and early 60's

Jill tells about the fashions in the 1950's while she was growing up.  She liked to wear very full skirts gathered at the waist with lots of petticoats.  One of her favourite outfits was a black watch tartan skirt with black stockings and pointy toed shoes. Bikinis were in fashion and...
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Ruth's memories of the late 1960's - fashions and news

Ruth's memories of the late 1960's - fashions and news
Ruth shares her memories of fasions of the late 1960's - the mu-mu, short dresses and empire line dresses, Prue Acton, Twiggy and Jean Shrimpton.  She also remembers important news stories of those days.    
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Socialising and having fun in my youth

Judith talks about her life in Brisbane, Canberra and Nambour as a young women.  She shares memories of her favourite music, dances and other interests as well as the friends that she partied with.    
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Working, living at home and paying board

Joyce tells us about her years as a teenager working in her first job, living at home and contributing to the development of the new family home at Rostrevor South Australia  
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My interests and activities as a young person

Ruth's interests as a young adult included ten pin bowling, ice skating and going to the beach.  She was a member of Legacy and met her friends mainly through her church.  Her interests were embroidery, crochet and different crafts. Endless Summer was one of her favourite movies.  She is still in...
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My days away from work and meeting friends in my youth

Jill was living in Clare South Australia when she was a teenager and her interests were table tennis and tennis and going to local balls and dances in Clare and Jamestown.  She tells us about moving to Adelaide and finding the right place to board and going to dances at Burnside...
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Annette's first date

Annette tells us about meeting a boy named Scott at the school social.  He was a very serious boy and she was very shy.  On their first date they went to the drive-in theatre to watch a movie, or so she thought....................    
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My first jobs as a Nanny and Governess

My first jobs as a Nanny and Governess
Judith relates two very different experiences in her first two jobs as a Nanny and Governess in her gap year in 1964.    
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My first weekly pay and my best suit

Margaret talks about being paid 5 shillings per week when she worked for her father in the early 1940's.  When she joined the WRENS in 1943 she was paid 16 shillings per week and her 1st uniform was provided.  Her parents gave her a 'best' suit for Xmas and she describes...
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Career advice and my first years of working

Career advice and my first years of working
Judith had her heart set on being a Lawyer only to discover in her last year of schooling that she had studied the wrong subjects.  She did a range of jobs in the gap between school and university including live-in nannying roles and waitressing.  She then trained as a Kindergarten Teacher in...
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My life long love of music

From an early age Judith remembers listening to and enjoying music.  Her parents had a record player and they played a wide range of classical music.  At Nambour High School she went to classical music concerts. And to this day she finds classical music uplifting.  
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My First Job As A Handicraft Instructor

My First Job As A Handicraft Instructor
Margaret talks about her first job as a handicraft instructor......
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The First Time I Met Up With A .......

The First Time I Met Up With A .......
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forestery Dick Pellek   The First Time I Met Up With A ….. Many vivid memories are about the first time that the Footloose Forester met a wild or dangerous animal, face to face. Early memories are about small animals caught...
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My sporting interests

My sporting interests
Bill talks about his sport interests in his youth, football, tennis and swimming. And his lifetime passion (50 years) for sailing.....
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Board games, favourite books and outdoor activities

Jill talks about playing board games as a child, her favourite books and outdoor activities and her friend, Maria.      
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My First Bike

Bill recalls the delight he got from getting his first motor bike in Adelaide in the 1930's.
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Childhood Games

Jill talks about her carefree childhood growing up in Clare South Australia.  She tells us how she played dolls and dress up with her friends and describes a variety of other childhood games.
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My First Job

Bill spent his early years in Tarlee South Australia and then moved to Adelaide. In this story he recalls life in Adelaide in the early 1930's and especially his first job.
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