Pat Carlson - My sporting skills

Pat Carlson - My sporting skills
There were lots of competitive sports in the orphanage.  When evacuated to the countryside during the war, Pat had a rather unsuccessful experience with a horse from the moors. Pat was also an accomplished badminton player, as well as golfing and swimming.
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Sports and Hobbies

Annette says she was never a great sports person but she did excel at swimming. As a hobby she enjoyed sewing and square dancing but writing has been with her all her life.  
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Floating Down the River

Floating Down the River
Ask any Missourian south of I70 what a “float trip” is and unless he is one of our more taciturn Ozarkers he will tell you.  However as a boy living in Kansas where rivers flow muddy and sluggish I’d never heard of a float trip and 30 years later when we...
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School Sports

Joyce talks about playing basketball (netball) and tennis with the school teams and her structured PE lessons at primary school.  
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My First Crush

My First Crush
Bill talks about his first crush and how it got crushed by sailing......  
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Sailing was my passion

Sailing was my passion
Bill loved sailing, it was his passion and when he was not working as a butcher in Adelaide he was usually in a boatoff the coast. Sailing was Bill's hobby, his passion and his life outside work.  
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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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Sport at school

Sport at school
Margaret talks about sport at school in Lincoln, UK during the late 1930's and early 1940's.
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