Fashions of My Youth

Margaret recalls the fashions of the 1930's both in terms of clothes and hair. With a sister who was training to be a hairdresser Margaret soon became her model. Margaret also recalls the tunes of the time and going to the cinema where all the films were in black and white...
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You'll Never Know Who He'll Be...

  You Never Know Who He'll be Tomorrow …       I have a few talents I brag about… but there have been moments when I have seen, recognized and accurately understood the potential of people or events… even before the wise and savvy remainder of the community.    ...
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Our honeymoon 1968

Our honeymoon 1968
Annette and Gerry returned to Watson, South Australia, only two weeks after their wedding and anxiously awaited the arrival of the weekly Sugar Train that was carrying all of their floor coverings and furniture for their new home.  This was the honeymoon they wanted, putting their new home together and making...
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News and Events of the 1960's

News and Events of the 1960's
Annette remembers the big events and news and how it affected her life in Australia...  
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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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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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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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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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