Mosman Voices - oral histories online

Games

  • Betty Kennard - interviewed by Eve Klein, 5 March 2001
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    Betty Kennard. Yes it was. We were quite comfortable, we had help in the house and for some of the time we had a car. That was before The Depression. There were othe…
  • Brian Woolley - interviewed by Sandra Blamey, 16 May 2001
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    Sandra Blamey. Did you fish? Brian Woolley. No. I was never a fisherman person. None of us seemed to do that really. The main thing was our billy-carts and push-bi…
  • Dr and Mrs Dwyer - interviewed by Eve Klein, 30 November 2000
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    Dr. Dwyer. I was born in Mosman in Simpson Street, near Whiting Beach Road. at the bottom end of the Zoo. My recall was, as a young boy – a young fellow just getting…
  • Estelle Clancy - interviewed by Sandra Blamey, 21 March 2001
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    Estelle Clancy. We did well, but then we didn’t know anything else either. If you got a plain biscuit, you were more than happy. I can remember when Kellogg’s Cornfl…
  • Jean Hill - interviewed by Rosemary Christmas, 14 April 2003
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    Rosemary Christmas. So you three girls would play games? Jean Hill. We played a lot of tennis because people had courts. I started tennis first at St Hilda’s when…
  • John Carruthers - interviewed by Trish Levido, 15 February 2006
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    John Carruthers. No one I knew had a bicycle, but billy carts, yes. Trish Levido. There was something in the wheels of the billy carts that was valuable. John…
  • John Dansie - interviewed by Susan Kelly, 7 March 2002
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    Susan Kelly. Can you tell me about some of your early childhood experiences, using this area as a playground and what you remember? John Dansie. Yes this headland…
  • John Dansie - interviewed by Susan Kelly, 7 March 2002
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    John Dansie. In the lower part of the Curraghbeena Park, or the bottom bush, as we used to call it, between the road and the high water mark, there is one area where…
  • John Suhan - interviewed by Trish Levido, 27 July 1981
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    Trish Levido. What did you do growing up in Mosman? What would you say were the highlights? John Suhan. I was one of those people who had a crack at everything, no…
  • John Suhan - interviewed by Trish Levido, 27 July 1981
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    Trish Levido. What would you say that you played with most? John Suhan. I was very lucky living in Clanalpine Street, within 100 yards it surrounded Sirius Cove, w…
  • Richard Neville Hughes - interviewed by Nancy Johnson, 24 July 1996
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    Nancy Johnson. How did you get in and out of the city when you went to work? Neville Hughes. From Holt Avenue, Dad and I used to walk down what we called the gully…
  • Terry Forrest - interviewed by Zoe Dobson, 16 October 2003
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    Terry Forrest. The other thing was, that after they built the road and that beautiful storm water drain, it ran down alongside my friend’s place, Terry Burrough who…