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Jersey Talking Magazine-February 1978 Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Nature feature-Frances Le Sueur talking about whales after a sperm whale was washed up in november at Bouley Bay. Crime feature-Detective Constable Tony Knowlton, Crime Prevention Officer talking about his job and how to look after your property. Pharmacy feature-Molly Perchard talking about herbal remedies. Cooking feature-Margaret Jenkins talking about various recipes from christmas. Tips for the blind in looking after pets. June reading from Eyes at My Feet, a true story, by Jessie Hickford, a blind woman with a guide dog. End of Side One. Di Weber being shown around St Aubin by Robin Cox and talks about the Church of the Sacred Heart and the anchor outside, Victoria Road, the history of St Brelade's Parish Hall and the railway, back of the Methodist Chapel on the bulwarks, Le Quai Bisson, work on de Bourcier's Baker Shops and Ovens to restore it, date stones on the houses, the houses and how they have been developed, Mr Derner's boat yard with an inscription above for John Leigh, outside Elliston House looking at the St Aubin Harbour and how it was built, the Royal Channel Islands Yacht Club on Le Boulevard, adaptations German's made during the occupation, the old St Aubin market now a bank, Mont Les Vaux, Raindrop Mill, St Aubin's Institute, St Aubin On the Hill (St Aubin's Church), the harbour pump, Sacred Heart School, formerly known as the Thomas Julian Bray Jubilee Hall, St Aubin's Hospital for the Sick and Aged, Hamon Memorial Hall which used to be an independent chapel, School Road on what was General Don's main road to St Peter, the Railway Walk with the four mile stone from the Royal Square, a railway quarry with a beginning of a german tunnel and St Aubin's Railway Tunnel with description of the tunnel. Humorous story from Gordon Young and an offer to have questions asked from the readers to politicians.
Date: January 31st 1978 - January 31st 1978
Jersey Talking Magazine-March 1978 Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Cooking feature-Margaret Jenkins talking about cooking with fruit. Crime feature-Detective Constable Tony Knowlton, Crime Prevention Officer talking about protection from visitors to the house including various locks. Pharmacy feature-second part of Molly Perchard talking about herbal remedies. Myths and Legends Feature-Roy Fauvel talking about a farmer who found his cows were getting weaker, suspecting sorcery he eventually hid himself to discover what was happening, a big black dog came in which he shot, his neighbour who he had a disagreement with had his arm in a sling the following day and the farmers cows recovered. Deputy, Sir Robert Marrett interviewed about the Policy Advisory Committee and its five year review, building and builders in the island, immigration control, changing the five year reviews to an annual review, the civil service, bringing in outside experts as consultants and banks coming into the island. June reading the second part of Eyes at My Feet, a true story, by Jessie Hickford a blind woman with a guide dog. End of Side One. Joan Stevens looking at old houses, descriptions and date stones in St Mary including L'Anciennette, Les Colombiers and its reconstruction-held by the Pipon, Dumaresq and Arthur families, Elms Farm-de Gruchy property, the older name is La Mare-now wine is made there, Le Marais-group of houses-John Wesley preached at the house and owned by Jurat John Le Couteur, Perry Farm-name coming from the pears built and has an archway and Tourelle staircase, used to belong to the Hue family, La Sergenté-old staircase-owned by Edward Renault and later a gun smith called Sorsoleil and The Elms-probably had a chapel, built in 1774 by Amice Balleine and Marie Le Hardy. Di Weber interviewing Robin Routley, a Jerseyman who works in Hong Kong, talking about his job importing and exporting goods to the USA and life in Hong Kong. Jim L'Amy telling a humorous story.
Date: February 28th 1978 - February 28th 1978
Jersey Talking Magazine-May 1978 Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young including a humorous poem by Gordon Thomas. Cooking feature-Margaret Jenkins talking about cooking for one person. Myths and legends feature-Roy Fauvel telling a ghost story of a woman who had a spell cast on her by her neighbour and went to a witch to help. Tour with Joan Stevens in Grouville-only parish without the name of a saint, looking at the derivation of the name Grouville, Grouville Parish Church, Grouville's connection with the Battle of Jersey-memorial to soldiers, Icho and Seymour Towers, windmill-Le Moulin de Beauvoir, the three watermills in Queen's Valley, interesting coins found in Grouville-Le Catillon hoard found in 1950s-old Brittany coins, Grouville Common-horse racing took place there, golf courses, natural history-a wetland area, La Hougue Bie-Neolithic tomb and museums. Interview with Edgar Fryatt, a blind reader of the Colchester Talking News introduced by Marjorie Norton, an interviewer, talking about not having a guide dog, his blindness, talks to societies and schools about blindness and funny stories about being blind. June reading from Eyes at My Feet, a true story, by Jessie Hickford a blind woman with a guide dog. End of Side One. Beth Lloyd talking to Raymond Falla, adviser of the television series 'Enemy at the Door', a series about Guernsey during the occupation and a member of the Controlling Committee of the States of Guernsey throughout the occupation about his work on the Controlling Committee during the occupation and his work on Agriculture and Horticulture making sure that enough food was available to keep the island going, reorganising the cropping system in the glass houses and outside, rationing, the Purchasing Commission in France buying food for the population with Jean Louis Jouault of Jersey, items they bought, life in France, the freedom of movement to travel across France, being mistaken for Hitler, the resistance movement in France, effects of war on him, his views on the drama series 'Enemy at the Door', the portrayal of German soldiers in the series, resistance in the islands, stealing of food, difficulties of keeping law in islands and the government. Norah Bryan talking to Dr Hugh Thurston about water and springs of water in Europe, where the springs in the Channel Islands come from, springs running off the Pyrenees into different countries and the state of water in the Channel Islands. Gordon Young finishing off with a joke.
Date: April 30th 1978 - April 30th 1978
Jersey Talking Magazine-June 1978 Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Cooking feature-Margaret Jenkins talking about making food for one. Myths and legends feature-Roy Fauvel talking of a ghost of a girl who committed suicide on her wedding day at China Quarries, St Lawrence. Health feature-Beth Lloyd talking about stomach problems to the doctor. Nature feature-Frances Le Sueur talking about white throats in Jersey and playing their birdsong. Tips for the blind from Robin on sewing seeds in the garden. June Gurdon reading from Eyes at My Feet, a true story, by Jessie Hickford who is blind and has a guide dog. End of Side One. Feature on open gardens in Jersey-Norah Bryan went to a garden in Le Val, St Brelade to be shown around by its owner-Sir Colin Anderson-he talks about the house and its garden, the work he's done in the garden, a detailed description of the garden, its flowers, plants and its position. Interview with Heather Dupré, a Jersey pianist, talking about her reasons for playing the piano, learning the instrument, playing the harpsichord, electronic instruments, writing music, modern music, composers, her future career and an extract of her playing the piano. Mike Le Cocq talking to Alan Hodgkinson-a gemmologist talking about diamonds. Gordon Young finishing off with a joke.
Date: May 31st 1978 - May 31st 1978
Jersey Talking Magazine-July 1978 Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Gadgets for the blind feature with Tim including barometers, sound beacon and liquid level indicator. Local stories feature-Roy Fauvel talking about vraic, its uses, the history of its collecting, the variants of vraic, seasons for vraic. Joan Stevens talking about St Brelade including St Brelade's Church, the saint of the parish, Fisherman's Chapel-stained glass designed by HT Bosdet, the perquage, the bells in St Brelade, Beauport, La Moie Quarries, Les Quennevais, La Corbiere and the lighthouse, Portelet Bay-story of Captain Philip Janvrin and Janvrin's tomb, martello towers at Ouaisne and St Brelade's Bay and Noirmont Point-history and german fortifications. Robin with tips for the blind about mowing the lawn. Mike Le Cocq's interview with David Haydn-Thomas talking about guide dogs for the blind. June Gurdon talking to Jessie Hickford, the author of the book about guide dogs that had been serialised on the magazine for the previous few months, 'Eyes at My Feet'. End of Side One. Mike Le Cocq interview with Peters and Lee-Lennie Peters talking about being blind, Diane Lee talking about her singing and talking about their future. Actor and performer, David Kossoff talking about his career, his life, his time on the stage, his writing work, his adaption of bible stories, the death of his son from drugs and his plans for the future.
Date: June 30th 1978 - June 30th 1978
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