Joyce Pounsett - My Nineteenth Birthday at Sea

Joyce Pounsett - My Nineteenth Birthday at Sea
This being a free choice week Joyce talks about her 19th birthday on a PO liner in the Atlantic en route from England to Australia via South Africa in 1956.
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My First Job

Joyce talks about her first job in Adelaide after having moved down from Peterborough.
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Neighourly relationships

Neighourly relationships
Joyce and her husband bought land in a new subdivision at Newton South Australia in 1959 and in 1964 moved into their new home, where they still live today.  Joyce describes her neighbours over the years and the sound neighbourly relationships that they share.
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My Special Hobby

Like many Joyce was not a sporty person so here she talks about her special hobby - embroidery which helps her unwind and relax to this day.
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Fashions 1947-1952

Fashions 1947-1952
Joyce recalls the fashions of her youth.... Her Mum was a gifted seamstress and in those days people made their own clothes. Joyce talks about her mother making dresses and underwear and this was not unusual in those days.
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Qualities I Admire In My Friends

Joyce talks from the heart about her three special friends and the qualities she admires most in them.  
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Bathtime At Peterborough, South Australia in the 1940's

How things have changed. In this week's story Joyce recalls bathtime as a child in Peterborough. The weekly bath on Saturday and the rituals associated with it.  
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Childhood Pets

This week's topic is "Childhood Pets" and Joyce shares her memories of her pets.....  
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Memory Jar - What One Thing Would I Change About Myself?

Memory Jar - What One Thing Would I Change About Myself?
By way of variety the Life Story Circle has a "Memory Jar" and, if Circle members are short of inspiration or they have nothing to say about the topic of the week, then they can opt to choose one of the 100+ subject from the Memory Jar. Joyce decided she would...
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Pre School Days

Joyce talks about the years before going to school, the pre school years when there were no kindegartens or play groups....
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My Extended Family

Joyce talks about visiting family in Adelaide while they were living in Peterborough when she wasyoung - before the fmily moved to Adelaide in 1948.  
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My Sister Janet

My Sister Janet
Joyce talks about her childhood and her younger sister Janet and her arrival in Joyce's life.  
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My Parents

My Parents
Parents mould our lives; in this story of her life Joyce talks about her parents and the stories of their lives.  
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Christmas Memories

Joyce shares her Christmas memories. Many presents were hand made and paper came from the butcher....  
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