Bathtime and Bedtime as a child

Helen remembers bathtime and bedtime in her childhood.  
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Childhood Pets

Judith talks about the pets of her childhood especially a dachshund called "Houndie".  
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Farm Animals and Pets

Bill recalls farm animals ans "pets" although when he thinks about it back in the 1920's they didn't really have petys as we know them today, besides his dad was the local butcher!  
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Childhood Pets

This week's topic is childhood pets and Helen tells the Circle about the pets she grew up with in Whyalla, South Australia.  
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Childhood Pets

This week Ruth talks about her childhood and, in particular, her pets from that time.  
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School Days At Nazareth House and Later

Pat's early schooling was at the Nazareth House orphange and from the age of 12 she went to a local High School.  
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My First Pet - Ruff

Margaret was 13 when she got her first pet - an Olde English Sheepdpg!  
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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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My Early Childhood and School Friends

My Early Childhood and School Friends
This week Judith combines two topics - her early childhood and her childhood friends in Loftus, NSW.
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Friends

Friends
Bill has always had friends and in this story he talks about the important people in his life, his friends. A schoolteacher - George Williams - and the two friends he went sailing with every Saturday in summer for 25 years.
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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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Friends and Schoolmates

Friends and Schoolmates
Growing up in the 1940's meant that your friends came from your street and you played outdoors with them. In this story Graham recalls his friebds and the games they played as children.  
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Living At Nazareth House Orphanage

Pat recalls living at Nazareth House Orphanage in Plymouth during the war years and afterwards.  
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Aunts and Uncles of the Gebhardt Family

Aunts and Uncles of the Gebhardt Family
Continuing her stories of the branches of her family, this week Jill talks about her maternal side, the Gebhardts.  
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My Friends and the Games We Played

My Friends and the Games We Played
Margaret recalls her friends and the games they played. Her brothers loved hammering nails into planks amongst other things!
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Family Pets

Helen tells us about the great variety of family pets that her family had when she was a child - ranging from chooks, cats and rabbits.  She talks about how she learned to care for her rabbits, Peter and Cottontail and their ultimate demise.   
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Early Schooldays

Early schooling was different in the 1920's compared with today. Bill tells how different it was - one room, mone teacher who had one arm (a war injury).  
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Legacy Support For My Family

Legacy Support For My Family
In Australia Legacy means something very special. Legacy is a charity providing services to Australian families suffering financially and socially after the incapacitation or death of a spouse or parent, during or after their defence force service. Legacy currently (2013) cares for 100,000 widows and 1,900 children and disabled dependants throughout...
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My Early Childhood

My Early Childhood
Graham was born in October 1939 and here he recalls his early childhood and schooling in Adelaide, South Australia.
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Early Childhood - Pre Shool Years

Helen shares her memories of her pre school years in Whyalla before the days of kindegarten..  
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