|"We did all our courting in the snow" : growing up in the 1950s|
Tells how she acquired a pet cat, which was her main expense after board.
"My father took one look and said "We're not having a cat, you get rid of that"
and the cat jumped out and ran behind the woodpile and didn't come out for about a
fortnight and I used to sneak down at night and give her food"
Says having money and freedom was good.