|"I could have been an Admiral" : career ambitions in the 1960s|
Income - thrill at earning more than mother. Mother was horrified at Delwin having a mohair coat on layby, and went and paid for the coat fully.
"You didn't buy something unless you had the money".
"You've bought a leopard skin pair of tight tight matadors, luminous pink socks,
a wide belt and a black sweater that shows your bosom, and you've got your medallion on and your hair in a ponytail and you come out and tell your parents you're going out, well you didn't.
"You are not going out in that, and I said "Yes I am", "No you're not". so we had to go back to the bedroom and they got put in the incinerator and burnt".
Reflects that she became more tactical about going out in body conscious clothes (by changing secretly on the way to a social event).
Mentions gold medallions, wide belts.
Discusses how they get a kiss curl with hair clips and clear nail polish.
Mentions starched collars and talks about ballet type slippers for dancing in.
Mentions high heels and stockings.
Gained delight by being made an example of in front of assembly for having hair on collar.
Talks about school uniforms, hairstyles, and hats.