|Morrinsville in the 1950s|
Recalls friend flatting in Sandwich Road when it was surrounded by horse paddocks, the Mormon Temple being built and queues to go through it before it was dedicated, peat fires burning through summer around Deanwell/Collins Road area.
Remembers Friday night on Victoria street: Pascoes corner. Recalls Garden place being a meeting place, to park your car and "get the traditional pea, pie and potato."
"Shopping wasn't the pastime then that it is now"
Remembers working on the wards, course work and exams. Wrote letters, read and hung out with friends.
Remembers the impact nursing training and being away from home had on her life. Went nursing for three and half years and then got married. Lived in the country
"where it wasn't really accepted that women kept on working at that stage"
and had family.