Lisa Calabria - A Major Decision

Lisa Calabria - A Major Decision
The first part in a series on Lisa's suitors - lucky number ten! The story is drawn from Lisa's autobiography.  
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Lisa Calabria - Continuing my job as an interpreter

Lisa Calabria - Continuing my job as an interpreter
Lisa continues last week's story talking about finding a couple who she encountered in the Riverland. Many migrants were not aware of their rights in Australia like health care, pensions etc. A heart warming story.  
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Lisa Calabria - Tough times on the land

Lisa Calabria - Tough times on the land
Lisa recalls having to find a job when a winery went out of businerss owing them a great deal of money.... short delay for audio
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Lisa Calabria - My first encounter with Australian health care

Lisa Calabria - My first encounter with Australian health care
Lisa recalls her first experience with the Australian health care system - just after her family arrived in Australia.
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The land across the sea - poem

Lisa loves writing poetry and this is but one example....a story of a 6 year old  
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Lisa Calabria - My First Job

Lisa Calabria - My First Job
Lisa recalls her first job at a men's outfitters in Elizabeth, South Australia in 1961 x
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My First Job

Lisa recalls her first job.in Elizabeth, South AUstralia in 1961...
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Friends we have befriended

Lisa recalls friends from the 1980's in  the Riverland of South Australia....
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A funny story of survival

A funny story of survival
Lisa tells a humourous story of survival from her childhood........
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My favourite teacher

Lisa's favourite teacher was Mr Sykes.  He was from England and taught her English in Grade 6 at Salisbury Primary School.  She believes that he was instrumental in her development, particularly in the areas of English, writing and Art.    
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Harvesting broccoli with my sister

Harvesting broccoli with my sister
Lisa spent her early years in Italy.  She was one of 10 children and they shared everything, including the clothes they wore.  She tells an amusing story of the day she and one of her sisters went to pick broccoli from the family vege patch.
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Travelling to and from school

Lisa recalls her primary school years, especially travelling to and from Virginia Primary School....
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My Family (continued)

My Family (continued)
Lisa continues the inspiring story of her family .....
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