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Jersey Talking Magazine, April 1977. [March not recorded].

Reference R/05/B/6
Date April 1977
Scope and Content Introduction by Gordon Young and explanation for the reason that there was no March edition.

Gardening Feature - walking around the garden and looking at the various vegetables, fruit and flowers that have began sprouting in springtime and in the greenhouse.

Nature Feature - Frances Le Sueur discussing the chiff-chaff with an example of its bird song.

The history of medicine - a doctor discussing the early history of medicine and the Hippocratic Oath.

Cooking Feature - Margaret Jenkins giving a recipe for the making of bread.

Island Administrators - Graham Pitman interviewing the Constable of St Helier, Peter Baker. Talks about the history and role of the constable, the administration over which he presides, the work of the office and his role in the States of Jersey.

Gordon Young talks about Reg Grandin, his experience during the occupation and his writing of the book 'Smiling Through' followed by a reader Mrs Renouf singing the song 'Smiling Through'.

End of Side One.

Acting out of a German pilot going over the Channel Islands on the 30th June 1940-1st July 1940 on an air reconnaissance and landing at the Jersey Airport linking in to a poem by Reg Grandin read by June Gurdon.

Beth Lloyd talking to 17 year old Sarah Patterson, daughter of novelist Harry Patterson, regarding a novel she wrote on the second world war. Talks about whether she always wanted to be a writer, her father's influence, her book about the second world war, the research for her book, her next project and moving to Jersey with her family.

The Market in St Helier that was built thanks to a lottery. Di Weber looks around the market talking about the history of markets in Jersey, the building of the markets, the centrepiece of the market, the market during the occupation, the market in 1977, a tour of the market starting in Market Street with a description of the building, stalls and things being sold including flowers, fruit and vegetables, meat, talks to the butcher about his job, talks to Mr Farley about the shop Red Triangle and leaving by Hilgrove Street. Gordon Young tells a humorous story about the market.
Names Red Triangle Stores
Farley, Mr
Weber, Di
Lloyd, Beth
Patterson, Harry
Patterson, Sarah
Gurdon, June
Jersey Airport
Grandin, Reg
Renouf, Mrs
Baker, Peter
Pitman, Graham
Jenkins, Margaret
Le Sueur, Frances
Young, Gordon
Jersey Talking Magazine
Gurdon, Philip
Keywords interviews | stalls | Shops | butchers | meat | lotteries | Markets | Second World War | authors | writers | pilots | Aeroplanes | German air force | Poetry | poems | Books | Occupation | songs | States of Jersey Assembly | Constables | administrators | recipes | Cooking | Bread | doctors | Medicine | medicines | Nature | chiff-chaffs | Birds | Flowers | fruits | Greenhouses | vegetables | Gardens | Gardening | Magazines | sound recordings | sound | news | radios
Category R-Sound Recording
Places Hilgrove Street, Market Street, The Market, St Helier, Jersey
Dimensions 1 sound cassette
Language English
Level of description File
Access restrictions Master Copy-Needs to be Copied
Closed until 2100


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