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Jersey Talking Magazine, July [1979].

Reference R/05/B/33
Date 1 July 1979 - 31 July 1979
Scope and Content Introduction by Gordon Young.

Interview with Richard Baker, a broadcaster, about his books, music, his upbringing, the Last Night of the Proms, the popularisation of classical music and popular music.

Guernsey Feature - Linda Le Vasseur looking around the Tropical Vinery in St Saviour, Guernsey with the owner and talking about how it started, where the plants came from, walks on the site, describing the greenhouses and some of their contents including pineapples, coffee plants, tea plants, sugar, cotton, peppermint and bananas.

Cooking Feature - Margaret Jenkins giving recipes for cooking with cabbage.

End of Side One.

Travel Feature - Gordon Young trip to France on Condor 5, describing the bridge of the ship, talking to the captain, Captain Robertson, about sailing the boat, describing the jobs of the people on the bridge, approaching St Malo, coming into the harbour, landing, arriving in St Malo, passport control, sitting in a pub in St Malo with three friends, playing pinball, going to a restaurant for lunch, going to Rennes and describing it, a description of the hotel where they are staying, looking around the cathedral in Rennes and describing the building and service taking place with singing from the choir, describing the journey back to St Malo, looking around Saint Sourier?, looking at the Rance estuary, walking on the beach, describing the scenery, returning to Jersey on the Condor 3, describing the journey back.
Names Condor 3, The (ship)
Robertson, Captain
Condor 5, The (Ship)
Tropical Vinery
Le Vasseur, Linda
Baker, Richard
Young, Gordon
Jersey Talking Magazine
Gurdon, Philip
Keywords Beaches | singing | Choirs | church services | cathedrals | Hotels | restaurants | passports | Harbours | captains | Ships | Travel | Cabbages | recipes | Food | bananas | peppermints | Cotton | Sugar | Tea | Coffee | pineapples | walks | Greenhouses | Plants | Tours | Broadcasting | classical music | concerts | Music | Books | Blind | sound recordings | sound | interviews | news | radios
Category R-Sound Recording
Places Rennes, St Malo, France, St Saviour, Guernsey
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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