|"We did all our courting in the snow" : growing up in the 1950s|
Talks about her involvement in skiing, mentions Switzerland, military service. Fred a
" We did all our courting in the snow "
Details "lodge life", the "sing songs" during the journey there, mentions old Varsity songs, details. Tells of the "Downunder club" in London, mentions Rolf Harris.
Talks of her interest in musicals from age 8, mentions Southwell School, Gilbert and Sullivan, the Embassy Theatre. Her school was very active musically. Details Operatic Society productions starting with "Chu Chin Chow". Her favorite role was "Gertie" in
"Oklahoma". Describes her favorite books, mentions "Black Beauty", "Queen of Tomorrow". Tells of going to the Library when it was near the Post Office, mentions "Girl's Crystals". Talks about reading "National Geographic" and "Superman" at neighbours. Details her favorite films, watching them at Waihi. Tells of the "Saturday Club" for children at the State Theatre, mentions "Bambi", "Lassie Come Home",
"Paleface". Details first dance, Cambridge Town Hall, and subsequent ones at the C.A.C.
Hall in Peachgrove Rd. Talks about Hamilton Yacht Club.