When I was a kid my mother was against school uniforms.
When I was a kid we emigrated to Australia in a BOAC plane that had to stop three times to refuel.
When I was a kid my parents rented a television for one night. They watched a movie that had something to do with a leaking submarine. Continue reading
Posted in Australia, Education, Elections, Emigration / Immigration, History, Lists, Movies, Society, Technology, Television, Travel, Writing Prompt Responses
Tagged Age, Australia, childhood, history, humor, memories, politics, school, society, technology, television, the '60s, the 1960s, Writing prompt Age
I just created a new page, titled Emigration / Immigration. It took a while, but after six years in I realized that that might be a good one to have. Continue reading
Evolution of X just had a post about her memories of 1978. She invited readers to do the same.
So, let’s see. Not in chronological order: Continue reading
Posted in Books, Emigration / Immigration, High School, History, Holland, Lists, Movies, Music, Society, Writing
Tagged 1970s, emigration, Gerrie Knetemann, high school history, immigration, memories, movies, music, Peace Treaty, World CUp Soccer 1978, Writing
I share a love with my maternal grandfather for office and drawing supplies. In the 1940s and early 1950s, he wrote a series of children’s books about his youth in Friesland, called the Pieterjan books. Continue reading
Posted in Books, Recreation, Writing
Tagged Art, books, colored inks, drawing, drawing supplies, family, Friesland, journaling, memories, office supplies, P.J.S. Zwart, Pieterjan boeken, Pieterjan in het stadje, schrijfwaren
When I hear a song I haven’t heard for a while, I immediately remember where I first heard it, or where I bought it, or which hangout played it a lot. . .
I thought I’d share some of them.
1. Morning Town Ride by The Seekers Continue reading
Posted in Austin, Holland, Lists, Music, Vacations
Tagged angie, close your eyes, i don't wanna miss a thing, Lists, memories, morning town ride, music, no waman no cry, question, recreation, ring my bell, songs, the rose, the sting, tubular bells