|A golden childhood on the late 1920's|
Recalls fondly family holidays in Taranaki,
"It took hours to get there, and hours because we couldn't go over 25 miles an hour"
Remembers roads in Taranaki as good. Details about her family - Finlays (mother's family) and Luxtons (from Christchurch). Mentions historic homestead at Owhowie beach. Details of memorable holiday to Timaru aged 19, cost 10 weeks wages.