Teenage Years

Teenage Years
Judith recalls her teenage years in Nambour Queensland.  
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Teenage Fashions

Teenage Fashions
Graham recalls the battles with his father over what a well dressed teenager in the 1950's should be wearing. This is well worth the listening....
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Teenage Fashions

Helen recalls the teenage fashions of the 1960's. Her mother still made most of her clothes and her familiy also received "hand me downs" from relatives in Britain.  
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Childhood birthday parties

Childhood birthday parties
Jill describes a birthday party when she was between 8 and 10 years of age, the friends that came and details the efforst of her mother in preparation and baking to make birthday parties very memorable.
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Easter in Tobruk - 1941

Easter in Tobruk - 1941
Seventy one years ago, Easter 1941, Bill Corey was part of the Autralian and British troops trapped in Tobruk, North Africa. One of the "rats of Tobruk surrounded by Rommel's Afrika Korps Bill recalls Good Friday 1941 and the conditions under which they lived for seven months.  
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My Youth

Annette recalls her youth in Adelaide from ages 11-16 including her first date at the Drive In.  
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Adolesence

Adolesence
Graham recalls growing up in Adelaide in the 1950's.
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Teenage Years

Pat recalls her early teenage years at Nazareth House Orphange in Plymouth, Devon.
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Teenage Years

The Life Story Circle topic this week is My Youth and Teenage Years. Ruth recalls her teenage years and the changes she went through.  
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Youth and Adolesence

Margaret recalls the physical changes of her youth and it affected her life.  
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Pre Teen Years

Judith recalls her early youth in Griffith, NSW in 1956 when her Dad was working there for CSIRO, and later in Nambour QLD.  
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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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Why I Am Who I Am

Alice shares her views on life and why she is where she is today.  
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Friday Night was Bath Night

Friday Night was Bath Night
This week's topic is Childhood Routines and Graham, like many others, chose to focus on bathtime which was usually a weekly occurence.
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Household Routines I Remember

Household routines are part of growing up and they change with each passing decade. From times when washing was done by hand in the copper and squeezed through a mangle to the autmated washing machine sof today. Ruth talks about the routines of her childhood.  
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Household Routines I Remember

Margaret was born in 1925 and her she recalls the household routines of her childhood in Lincoln, England.  
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Household Routines - Bathtime and Bedtime

Helen, who grew up in Whyalla, South Australia, talks about her memories of bathtime and bedtime.  
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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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People I Looked Up To

As Nazareth House, the orphange in which Pat lived, had a no pet policy Pat has chosen to talk about the people who she looked up to at the Orphange.  
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Special Guy Fawkes Day

Pat's neighbours when she lived in the orphanage at Plymouth, were the Marines.  And one Guy Fawkes Day the children were invited to share the celebrations organised by the Marines.  
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