|A golden childhood on the late 1920's|
Attended local school up to standard six, then commuted by train to Hamilton technical high school. Mentions that a considerable number of pupils from area went to Hamilton for school. Describes subject choice for girls,dress making and short hand/ typing,
"In those days we didn't know about careers for girls and the thought of what we were going to be was never much discussed"
Describes love of sport,
"I really continued school because I was in all the teams...prefect and leader of the house"
Talks about basket ball interschool competitions, school houses, tennis, swimming.
"Jobs were very hard to get then though, coming up to 1932"
Describes difficulty of employment, created strong friendship bonds.