|Teenage years in the Frankton railway settlement around 1950|
Relates how she applied for and got her first job at the Herd Improvement as a receptionist after over hearing a conversation on a bus. Describes how parents reacted to this news.
Remembers going skating when it was first in Hamilton.
Remembers incidents about the appropriateness of dress and make-up at work and at home: Mentions words such as: sun frock, slacks, peasant dress and top, pedal pushers, shorts.
Remembers that they were encouraged to participate in social activities at work. Recalls artificial breeding programme at the Herd Improvement.