Mosman Voices - oral histories online

Spit Junction

  • Betty Alexander - interviewed by Brian Leckey, 6 February 1992
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    Brian Leckey. What do you think have been the greatest changes in Mosman in the long time that you’ve been here? Betty Alexander. Well for the worst, the traffic.…
  • Betty Alexander - interviewed by Brian Leckey, 6 February 1992
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    Betty Alexander. I remember when Norman the jeweler first opened; they came from when Mr Norman was on Avenue Road; a funny little shop that looked more like a house…
  • Dallas Dyson - interviewed by Eve Klein, 6 August 2001
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    Eve Klein. Now we’re talking about the 1930s and you were then about 12 years old. Did it affect your schooling? Dallas Dyson. Yes. Eve Klein. In which way? Da…
  • Nancy Phelan - interviewed by [talk at Mosman Library], 28 June 1990
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    …but as I got a bit older I began to become a little restless and I began to realise there was another side to life in Mosman, another character of Mosman. Now th…
  • Peter Lovell - interviewed by Trish Levido , 6 January 2010
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    Peter Lovell. Fish, yes, off the wharf. Trish Levido. Was fishing different then to what it would be now? Peter Lovell. The fish were plentiful. I had a mate, R…
  • Peter Lovell - interviewed by Trish Levido , 6 January 2010
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    Trish Levido. Did your father buy the Lovell’s business? Peter Lovell. No, he bought Minty’s, a general drapery store on the corner of Spit and Military Road, dire…
  • Peter Lovell - interviewed by Trish Levido , 6 January 2010
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    Peter Lovell. He looked at quite a few stores in Randwick, Sutherland, and Gladesville. I remember going out to look at them. But that one was close to home, we were…
  • Peter Lovell - interviewed by Trish Levido , 6 January 2010
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    Peter Lovell. I’d be often seen riding down Military Road on my pushbike with a pair of blankets sitting on the handlebars. We were delivering and we also had a butt…
  • Peter Lovell - interviewed by Trish Levido , 6 January 2010
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    Peter Lovell. We also used to do neckbands for people that did knitting who couldn’t put the bands on, or if it was a cardigan they couldn’t do the casting of the bu…
  • Peter Lovell - interviewed by Trish Levido , 6 January 2010
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    Peter Lovell. No, I just took it for granted because I had several mates at school that also owned businesses up there and that was the normal thing for them. There…
  • Peter Lovell - interviewed by Trish Levido , 6 January 2010
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    Trish Levido. Did you like the whole idea of Bridge Point development? Peter Lovell. Yes, we pushed very hard for that because without Bridge Point Spit Junction w…