|A golden childhood on the late 1920's|
Describes travelling on the steam train to school.
"Our white blouses used to get dirty round the neck ... from the coal"
Describes scrub and peat fires caused by the train through Eureka and Motamahoe. Talks about fogs and frosts.
"We had hard frosts in those days, don't see frosts like it now...could stand on the ice, it was so thick...taps wouldn't run"
Talks about water supply. Remembers travelling to school,
"Weren't allowed to talk to the boys ...or be in their carriages"