Games we played after school

Bill talks about playing card games and table tennis during his school years.  And tells us how sailing became one of his loves.
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School Days - Tarlee, South Australia

Bill Corey went to school in the 1920's. In those days the local school had one teacher and in this short audio Bill talks about life as a school boy in those days just after the First World War.
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My Favourite Room

Bill Corey talks about his favourite childhood room.
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The Wisconsin Glacier Leaves Us Reminders

The Wisconsin Glacier Leaves Us Reminders
On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek    Living on the Terminal Moraine   After a short one-page article about terminal moraine boulders in Netcong, New Jersey was published in the geology section of About.com in April 2011, it now becomes apparent that...
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One thing I would change....

I wouldn't change anything I did in my adolescence.

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Teachers that Influenced Me Negatively

In school you can be influence both negatively and positively by teachers.  ..... In the new school, one day for a spelling test we had the word, "Of".  Now you would think that word would be pronounced the same most places here in the united states.  The teacher pronounced it nearly identical to the word "Off".  I could not distinguish the difference between how she was pronouncing the two words. Both 'Off' and 'Of' sounded the same because she didn't sound like a "Texan".

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My Greatest Achievement

As I typed in the heading for this topic, I stopped and pondered over it for a few minutes. Was my greatest achievement the swimming trophies, medal and prizes I won as a teenager? Was my greatest achievement my nursing career; gaining my General , Psychiatric and Theatre qualifications while still...
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Tom Jones and Me

Normal 0 false false false EN-AU X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 I only met Welsh singing sensation Tom Jones for a couple of  hours in 1965 but the memory of him has remained indelible in my mind. Tom was touring Australia with a ‘Best of British’ concert group, along with Manchester’s answer to...
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My Patchwork Quilt

Although I have collected family stories all of my life, I have only been involved with writing stories since the mid 1980\'s, around the time I started making patchwork quilts. My 2 children watched in amazement as I cut up pieces of fabric into tiny shapes and carefully, lovingly stitched the...
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