This Irish family emigrated to Australia in 1967 on the Castel Felice as £10 Poms. These are the memories of my father who was a railway worker on the London Underground and then emigrated to Australia and worked for the South Australian Railways.
Local residents' memories of rationing in Stoneybatter Dublin 7 Ireland during World War Two. Memories of The Emergency during WW2. The Glimmerman, bomb shelters, bombs in the Strand and Phoenix Park in Dublin by German planes.
This is a short story about my once upon a time English Language teacher. She was eccentric. Her body language, manners, and ethics simply frightened me. Interested? Read on.
The numerous photos show my great aunt and uncle's large and successful farming operation in North Dakota back in the early 1900s.
In a world where animal societies and human culture entwine, challenges, triumphs and lessons abound. This is the true story of Mitchell Cooper, the socially awkward, nest rejected laughing dove, and the struggles faced in his quest to rejoin his species out in the "wilds" of suburban Perth...
I have known my mother's younger sister Anna or Sissy all of my life. In this article, I recall Aunt Sissy as a very young boy, young man, in my middle-age, and in 2019. She has always been a kind, thoughtful, and very pleasant person.
An elder brother, role model and close friend falls sick and suddenly dies. At the age of eight, the little brother is confused and deeply hurt. He doesn't understand why this had happened to his family. It took him years to accept and heal from the loss.
Emigrating to Australia in 1967: My mother tells us her memories of living and working in Australia in the 1960's. She immigrated with her husband and five young children as £10 Poms. Migration Memories on board the Ship Castel Felice.
Christmas in Australia in 1967 as Irish immigrants. Migration Memories of living in Australia as a 10 year old child. Why did the irish immigrate to australia? We immigrated to Australia with the £10 assisted passage scheme.
Memories of my grandmother and her family living in Dublin during the Irish War of Independence and the 1916 Easter Rising. How as an ordinary family living in tenement rooms in Dublin they got on with raising their family as best they could from 1907 to 1960.
Learn about Alcazar the horse; what my grandfather's WW1 war pilot buddy was doing in Frisco, TX; handwritten letters and what people do with cigar boxes today.
The 17th November in Greece marks an historic event. Each year the citizens of Athens and Thessaloniki march in memory of the students that stood against the government in 1973. Each year the march can end in violence. As an uninformed tourist, this is my story...
This is the story of Reena who is an enthusiastic, independent and hard-working dreamer. She earns through applying henna and cooking for weddings.