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  • 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.

    My Father Emigrated to Australia With Us in 1967

    My Father Emigrated to Australia With Us in 1967

    by L M Reid13

  • 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.

    Rationing in Ireland During World War Two

    Rationing in Ireland During World War Two

    by L M Reid27

  • 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.

    My Childhood English Language Teacher

    My Childhood English Language Teacher

    by Rosina S Khan2

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  • 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...

    The Tale of Mitchell Cooper the Social Misfit (A.K.A. Operation Dove Rescue)

    The Tale of Mitchell Cooper the Social Misfit (A.K.A. Operation Dove Rescue)

    by Mel Stewart0

  • 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.

    My Favorite Aunt

    My Favorite Aunt

    by Paul Richard Kuehn16

  • 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.

    My Rude Awakening From Death

    My Rude Awakening From Death

    by Takesure Danga0

  • 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.

    Memories of my Irish Mother Living in Australia in 1967

    Memories of my Irish Mother Living in Australia in 1967

    by L M Reid40

  • 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.

    Memories of My Great Grandparents in Dublin From 1907 to 1960

    Memories of My Great Grandparents in Dublin From 1907 to 1960

    by L M Reid39

  • 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...

    Surviving a Protest in Greece

    Surviving a Protest in Greece

    by Antony Pilkington0

  • This is the story of Reena who is an enthusiastic, independent and hard-working dreamer. She earns through applying henna and cooking for weddings.

    Celebrating Life : Reena

    Celebrating Life : Reena

    by Loyal Frienemy0

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