My Family (continued)

My Family (continued)
Lisa continues the inspiring story of her family .....
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My Marriage

My Marriage
Alice talks about her marriage to Stan, a Polish migrant, and the story he told her when he saw a Deutz 1938 tractor in the Edililie Museum. He remembers how a tractor like this saved his life during the final years of World War Two.
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Travelling to the Middle East 1940

Travelling to the Middle East 1940
Bill Corey was one of the veterans chosen to return to El Alamein on the occasion of the 70th anniverary of the battle that hepled turned the tide of World War Two. Prior to Alamein the Germans had nover lost and they desperately wanted to get control of the Suez Canal....
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Fashions of the Day

Ruth recalls the Moo Moo, Twiggy, Jean Shrimpton and Mia Farrow's hairstyle not to mention the Twist and the Stomp!  
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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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Adolesence

Adolesence
Graham recalls growing up in Adelaide in the 1950's.
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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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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 - Bathtime and Bedtime

Helen, who grew up in Whyalla, South Australia, talks about her memories of bathtime and bedtime.  
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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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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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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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Planning a Family

Planning a Family
Alice remembers how difficult it was to plan a family in the 1950's in rural South Australia.
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My Extended Family

In this story Bill talks about his brothers and sisters, their education and their closeness as a family and community.  
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My Extended Family

My Extended Family
Graham tells the Life Story Circle about his extended family - on both sides...
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My Preschool Years

My Preschool Years
Ruth recalls growing up in Adelaide in the 1950's, in particular her preschool years.
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