close this book"I was too busy going bush" : a teenager in the 1940s
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Socialising

Talks about what he and his friends got up to.

" If we get our fingers on a bottle of plonk we'd probably consume that, do all the usual

things the young fellas get up to. I think the motorcycles at the farm ...kept the

females at bay, didn't have much problem with that. I was too busy going bush"

Tells of getting plonk by devious means. Did not go to Hamilton much because of petrol rationing, mentions petrol allowance he received because of his Airforce training, trip to South Island on train. Went to flicks on Friday nights. Talks about mobility, mentions Te Awamutu cinemas The Empire and The Regent.