Alice Domagalski - My Dearest Friend Isabel

Alice Domagalski - My Dearest Friend Isabel
Alice remembers Isabel, her best and dearest friend for 20 years...
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Jobs were easy to get then...

There was a time when jobs were easy to get. Pat recalls those days in the late 1950's and early 1960's.  
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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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A Quest For A Home - continuing Stan's story

A Quest For A Home - continuing Stan's story
Alice continues the story of her husband Stan and his Polish colleagues trying to make a life in Australia in 1949 after being relocated from Europe as Displaced Persons. The picture below shows them at the Komulka camp where they were given the task of building a railroad from the gypsum...
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My First Job

Pat talks about her first paid job....  
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My First Job

Lisa recalls her first job.in Elizabeth, South AUstralia in 1961...
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My First Job - Butcher

Bill recalls his first job as a butcher - something that was a tradition in his family as his father and grandfather had been butchers before him....
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Early Married Life

Early Married Life
Pat recalls her early married life in the late 1950's in Adelaide...
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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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Oh My God - Where Are We? Stan's story continued

Oh My God - Where Are We? Stan's story continued
Alice continues to relate the story of her late husband Stan Kowalski and his journey from Poland to South Australia. He and his Polish friends journey from Minnipa to Kowulka by rail, where they set up camp to work on the railway. Kowulka was in western South Australia past Ceduna, in...
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My Courting Days

Pat recalls her courting days....    
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Stan's story - Port Lincoln and onwards 1949

Stan's story - Port Lincoln and onwards 1949
Still on the journey to Kowalka in May 1949, Stan and his Polish friends caught a coastal steamer called the MV Minnipa which took them across the Gulf to Port Lincoln to catch a train to take them to a place called Minnipa! This is the story of their journey across...
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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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Teachers I Remember

Ruth talks about the teachers she remembers from her school days in Adelaide during the 1950's and early 60's.  
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My journey to Australia

My journey to Australia
Pat describes her jouney to Australia in 1948 on the SS Ormonde.  On the voyage she was befriended by a kindly man and his family Mr. Fallong, that helped make her journey much more enjoyable.
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Leaving school and joining the workforce

Graham continues his recollection of his schooldays and afterwards. In this story he tals about leaving school and joining the work force.  
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Adelaide Technical High School

Adelaide Technical High School
Graham went to Adelaide Technical High School and he recalls just how hard he worked and how good the school was..  
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Travelling to and from school

Graham recalls travelling to and from school in Adelaide, South Australia.
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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 Love of Horses

Helen talks about her life long love of horses as her story of the topic of Sport and Hobbies.  
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