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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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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My passion for art and writing

My passion for art and writing
Lisa explains how as a child she loved to draw.  Her family owned a market garden in South Australia and she drew on the paper that lined the tomato boxes before they went to marked.  As an adult she developed her passion for drawing into an artistic talent.  She also loves...
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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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From Italy to Australia

Lisa talks about her early life in Italy and how her family emmigrated from Italy to Australia, paying their own way and coping with the notorious "White Australia" policy. She talks about her parent being gaoled in Italy for opposing Fascism and how she and her siblings lived off the land...
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