|"I knew every single person in that school" : country life in the 1950s|
Details using her first wages to buy an artist's oil painting set in Hamilton. Talks about board she paid, buying piano, how she managed her finances, what she was earning. Describes how her interest in art began and talks about her interest in reading, mentions Mary Scott.
"I used to sometimes take home "Home and Garden" magazines to, that was after I had a boyfriend and we were thinking that perhaps one day we might have a home and garden of our own"