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Jersey Talking Magazine-Christmas Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young with christmas carols sung throughout by Charles Roebottom, Simon Boyce and Henry Garthwaite. Alan Whicker wishing the listeners a happy christmas and talking about previous christmas experiences, poem read by June Gurdon, Eileen Le Sueur talking in Jersey french, Di Weber telling a humorous christmas story in a Jersey accent, Chris Clayton telling a funny story with impressions of famous people, End of Side One. Linda Le Vasseur from Guernsey talking about what's happening in Guernsey and a local christmas. A humorous piece acted out by Pat Dubras about a children's nativity. Play by the Jersey Talking Magazine called 'A Shaggy Dog's Tail' about the Bouley Bay Dog [poor sound quality].
Date: November 30th 1978 - November 30th 1978
Jersey Talking Magazine-February Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Beth Lloyd interviewing one of their readers, David Reynolds, asking him about how much he can see, his eyesight problems, losing his sight, dreaming with sighted memory, talks about helping set up a local branch of the British Diabetic Association and the Association's aims. Cooking feature-Margaret Jenkins talking about making punch. Guernsey feature-Linda Le Vasseur talking to a Guernsey resident-John Morris about 'All Creatures Great and Small' being made on his estate in North Yorkshire, the actors, being extras in the film, a funny incident, meeting James Heriot and the countryside where the film was shot. Sonia Hamon reciting a poem. End of Side One. June Gurdon taking a tour of Fort Regent with Director Peter Smith talking about the history of the fort, the development of the Fort as a sport and entertainment centre, looking at the rose gardens and the cannons, describing the aviary and the birds in the aviary, the old rifle ranges which are now fountains, the children's playground, the squash courts, table tennis rooms and archery and rifle ranges in the Gloucester Hall, skating, the piazza with shops, aquarium, museum and stage, an art gallery with an exhibition on and holding the States Collection, the swimming pools, a link being built from the swimming pool to the piazza and the escalators from the car park. Humorous story from Gordon Young.
Date: January 31st 1979 - January 31st 1979
Jersey Talking Magazine-March Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Nature feature-Frances Le Sueur talking about spring bulbs. Chris Clayton talking to Graham Colback, a Jersey man who worked in Antarctica, about life in the Antarctic, travelling to the Antarctic, the work at Antarctica, penguins and seals, those who take part in the work at the Antarctic, history of the Antarctic, dividing the Antarctic territory, problems in Antarctica, the day to day living in the Antarctic and the social life. Beth Lloyd reading a poem. In Touch tips about listening aids for those who are hard of hearing. End of Side One. Guernsey Feature-Linda Le Vasseur talking to her husband artist Peter Le Vasseur about why he chose to become an artist, he describes the kind of work he does, an art exhibition that he is putting on, the painting that gives him the most pleasure, approach by the Victoria and Albert Museum for him to do some pieces for them and whether he'd change anything in his life if given the option. Eileen Le Sueur telling a story of an auction in Jersey french. Di Weber being taken for a tour around Gorey by Robin Cox who tells her about Gorey Village, floods in the village, the old railway station in Gorey Village, Grouville Common and the OT building work during the occupation, workmen's yards, buses, the 4 mile stone from the Royal Square and a description of where the other ones are, Gorey Methodist Chapel, the different types of methodism followed in Gorey Village-Wesleyan and Bible Christian Chapels, the Salvation Army Barracks, Old Bank House held by the Godfray family who owned a bank in St Helier.
Date: February 28th 1979 - February 28th 1979
Jersey Talking Magazine-April Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Di Weber at the Jersey Museum taking a tour of the Lillie Langtry exhibition showing some of the clothes used in the television program by London Weekend Television, talking about her life, the television programme and its success, descriptions of the clothes, paintings, set and items on show. Linda Le Vasseur in Alderney talking to Harold Egget about the book he has just written about the Channel Islands, talking about writing the book having been born in Germany, the photographs in the book, visiting the Ecrehous and meeting Alphonse Le Gastelois, the French Channel Islands called the Chausey Islands, the launch of the book in Hamburg, covering the royal visit in his book and sending a copy to the Queen, the need for a new book on the Channel Islands and when the book is going to be translated into English. Cooking feature-Margaret Jenkins talking about cooking offal. Interview with John Podmore, a photographer, talking about the part nature plays in his photography. Mike Le Cocq giving some in touch tips about books available on cassette. End of Side One. Adam Stirling, the lead in Follow That Girl that was at the Opera House, singing, talking about balancing a hairdressing and a singing and dancing career and talking about his career so far. Di Weber and Robin Cox carrying on the tour around Gorey including looking at the Linden Tree Tea Room which used to be the Roman Catholic Chapel, it then moved and took over the former Bible Christian Methodist Chapel, the houses called Hilgrove-the Hilgrove-Turner School built as a free school in 1859, the Salem Methodist Chapel now the Gorey Youth Club but formally the Gorey Telephone Exchange, Gouray Church built by the architect James Parkinson, Gouray Lodge-home of Sir Tompkins Hilgrove Turner the former Lieutenant Governor, Gorey Harbour, buildings on the quay, the oyster beds and the oyster fishermen, the Gorey Promenade where the railway used to be situated, Gorey Pier and quarries. Gordon Young finishing with a humorous story.
Date: March 31st 1979 - March 31st 1979
Jersey Talking Magazine-May Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Dixie Landick at a recent charity concert at the Opera House performing a humorous sketch about local radio. Nature feature-Frances Le Sueur talking about birds including the cuckoo and the collared dove. John Podmore talking about photography and a pioneering photographer, John Woolley. Cooking feature-Margaret Jenkins talking about jelly. Di Weber talking to Sister Ellen Syvret, a missionary nurse in Papua New Guinea about Papua New Guinea, her work in a hospital, the illnesses encountered, how she came to be in Papua New Guinea, giving talks about her work, learning the language, the culture and politics of Papua New Guinea and hopes for the future for Papua New Guinea. End of Side One. Guernsey feature-Linda Le Vasseur talking to the wife of the bailiff Lady Loveridge about adjusting to the position as wife of the bailiff, her background and her family, meeting her husband during the war, the things she does with the job, mastering public speaking and writing speeches, her involvement in charities especially caring for the elderly and the hospital, balancing her commitments of running the house and her job, her love of gardening, clothes and juggling her wardrobe and the visit of the Queen to Guernsey. Feature on the rugby match between Jersey and Guernsey, the Siam Cup including commentary on the plane journey across to Guernsey, a reception at the Governor's residence, talks to John Groves about his link to the Siam Cup and why it is called the Siam Cup, the Royal Thai Ambassador talking about the match, Sir John Martin, the governor of Guernsey, talking about how he used to play rugby, Dennis Hartley the President of the Jersey Rugby Club and the President of the Guernsey Rugby Club, Ernest Yates, talking about the match, John Everall talking about the match, Patrick McCeary, Guernsey captain, talking about the game, Peter Noble, the Jersey captain talking before the match, commentary on the match and Jersey receiving the trophy and Peter Noble talking about how it feels to win the trophy. Gordon Young telling a humorous story.
Date: April 30th 1979 - April 30th 1979
Jersey Talking Magazine-June Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Pat Dubras performing a humorous sketch by Joyce Grenfell. June Gurdon talking to Nigel Albright about getting a guide dog, the application process, discipline with a guide dog, the process whereby dogs are placed with their owners, what is the cost of getting a dog and the working life of a guide dog. Ted Hughes reading a poem about a calf. Guernsey feature-Linda Le Vasseur talking to Chris Nichol, an author who lives in Guernsey, about how he started writing, reading books, his ambitions as a writer, his first book, beginning to write novels, his pseudonym of Andrew York, researching into writing historical novels, getting involved in the characters he is writing, his novel on Byron and his work at the moment. End of Side One. Gordon Young at the Jersey Motor Museum in St Peter giving a commentary around the museum, Michael Wilcock, the owner, taking him on a tour, descriptions of the various cars on show and talks to Michael Wilcock about where his interest in cars comes from.
Date: May 31st 1979 - May 31st 1979
Jersey Talking Magazine-July Edition. 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.
Date: June 30th 1979 - June 30th 1979
Jersey Talking Magazine-August Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Linda Le Vasseur-in Guernsey interviewing Fanny Craddock about her roots, her success and how much it was due to radio and television, how they got on to television, learning to cook, creating dishes, awkward and embarrassing moments when demonstrating cooking, how long and why they moved to Guernsey, whether there are any problems working in Guernsey, any unfulfilled dreams that she has and working on a children's cooking programme. Margaret Jenkins giving some In Touch tips for the blind on how to cope in the kitchen. Gordon Young taking a tour around a railway carriage at the Jersey Motor Museum with Michael Wilcock. They talk about what is special about the carriage, how a bungalow was built around the carriage, looking inside the carriage and describing it, using the train to post and transport letters and describing the working of the train. End of Side One. Jersey Zoo-a song about Jambo the gorilla. To celebrate the zoos twentieth anniversary they take a tour with Philip Coffey, the zoo education officer, looking at the statue of a dodo and explaining its significance, describing the animals and their habits including the macaws, the tapirs, the wallabies, the marmosets and tamarins, talking about feeding the animals, education in the zoo and talking to schools, talking about the pink pigeons, flamingos, swans, a white eared pheasant, the gorillas and a new enclosure being built for the gorillas. Joan Stevens talking about Trinity including the house where the Jersey Zoo is built, describing the parish of Trinity, Trinity Church and when the States went there when George Carteret got sworn in as governor, the church being hit by lightning and the conductor being put up, a mural dedicated to Sir Edward de Carteret, who was a gentleman of the black rod, inside the church, the bell in Trinity Church, a central pillar being moved from the church, the church holding the earliest piece of church silver in the island, Trinity Manor, its residents, being extended by Amice Lempriere and rebuilt by Athelstan Riley, Ville a L'Eveque, Trinity men leading the corn riots in 1769 and Howard David Farm, the States experimental farm. Gordon Young finishing by telling a joke.
Date: July 31st 1979 - July 31st 1979
Jersey Talking Magazine-October Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Gordon Young describing the Falcon parachute team's display at the Battle of Britain. Nature feature-Frances Le Sueur talking about jackdaws with examples of birdsong. Norah Bryan talking to Anthony Grey, a journalist, about being captured and held prisoner in China, writing novels, his current novel, whether he draws on his experiences when writing novels, moving to Jersey for three years after being released, returning to Jersey on holiday, what he loves about the island, bringing his children to the island and changes he has noticed. Linda Le Vasseur talking to Peter Brayou, secretary of the Guernsey Driving Society about how he first got interested in driving horses, how the society was formed, the variety of horse drawn carriages, the horse drawn bus, members making their own carriages, the difficulties in building a van, the costumes that are worn and the possibility of more people driving horse drawn carriages. In Touch tips for the blind on how to tell the time with a watch, a knitting needle gauge, setting up an alarm to hear when there was a letter delivered. End of Side One. Beth Lloyd visiting Alderney with the Jersey Amateur Dramatics Club to put on an entertainment for Alderney Week-including exerts from the show, watching an event where people jump off a platform trying to fly with commentary by Roger Burton, President of the Jersey Amateur Dramatics Club. Beth Lloyd talking to Eileen Sykes about the constitution of Alderney, finance in the island, the evacuation of the island during the occupation, the concentration camps, work permits on the island, building restrictions. Gordon Young telling a joke.
Date: September 30th 1979 - September 30th 1979
Jersey Talking Magazine-November Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Beth Lloyd interviewing Harry Patterson about his latest book 'To Catch a King', its historical accuracy, the plot of the book and the true story behind the book involving the plan to capture the Duke of Windsor during the second world war and use him as king once Britain had been defeated. David Bougeard talking to Marion Beech at the Barreau Art Gallery about various pictures including a portrait of Senator Ralph Vibert by Maisie Ryan, paintings by Lisette Le Sueur, a picture of a summer storm by Norman Pallot and paintings of Jersey scenes by Eric Walker. Linda Le Vasseur talking to Jean Dutton about Greenpeace in Guernsey, saving the whales, how it started locally, the links with the anti-nuclear groups, the boat the Rainbow Warrior, problems Greenpeace have run into in Iceland, whether she is hopeful for the future to stop whale killing and the Greenpeace Guernsey market being held to raise money. Cooking Feature-Margaret Jenkins talking about recipes that use apples. In Touch tips for the blind on butcher's skewers. End of Side One. Interview with John Rust, music master at Victoria College Prep including the choir singing. He talks about whether he ever wanted to be a musician, his career, coming to Jersey, visiting Salzburg, teaching pupils at the school, putting on concerts, problems of boys dropping out, the amount of boys in the choir, the excitement of the boys before performing and how he gets them to perform. Joan Stevens taking a tour around St Martin. Talks about the boundaries of the parish, St Martin's Church-the patron saint of the church, records of St Martin's Church from 1042, spire being struck by lightning and a conductor being put up, the age of the spire, finding the broken head of a saint, the perquage leading from the church to St Catherine, La Masseline Dam, Les Ecrehous is part of St Martin-talks about the International Court of Justice Case, the priory, the quarrying of granite from the reef which was used in St Martin, St Catherine's Breakwater-lots of things went wrong, badly planned, harbour was given to the States of Jersey, tower at Fliquet, two prehistoric monuments-La Couperon and Faldouet, Rozel Manor and its alterations, the chapel in the manor which is from the twelfth century-belongs to the Lempriere family, Bandinel Farm-built by 1619 Jean Le Manquais and then passed to the Bandinel family-example of a superior house of the 1600s, St Martin's House-altered a great deal-first owner Gratien Collas in 1490-a breton and a great deal of changes since, fireplace found in which a pottery jar was found-it was a pout-an early version of a safe. Gordon Young tells a humorous story.
Date: October 31st 1979 - October 31st 1979
Jersey Talking Magazine-December Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Scrapbook of recordings between 1910-1935, the Jubilee Years of King John and Queen Mary including singing of famous songs and speeches of famous events including the opening and events of World War I, the pioneering of air travel and the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley Stadium. June Gurdon interviewing Phil Jakeman, who hung the bells in St John, talking about when he became a bell hanger, what skills you need, the problems that he faced, the foundries that take part in bell hanging and the competition between the two different foundries. Chris and David-tour of the Jersey Museum, looking at stones with inscriptions, the Jersey kitchen, the bedroom at the museum with a detailed description of the surroundings. Linda Le Vasseur talking to David Eaton about Jubilee Radio, the radio station in the hospital in Guernsey, about how it got started, when it went on the air, the programmes that take place, contact with the patients, the response from the general public, the involvement of youth in the station, the turn over of staff, his reaction to the progress of the radio station and the future for Jubilee Radio. End of Side One. Interview by Gordon Young with Desmond Morris about his autobiography, his family, his career, his work with animals in London Zoo and his work with pandas and chimpanzees. Phil Gurdon in St John to watch the making of black butter. Talks to Phil Romeril about the history of black butter, the ingredients of black butter, the process of making black butter, the taste of black butter and its storage, some men speaking in Jersey french and music playing at the celebrations. Joan Stevens talking about Mont Orgueil Castle including its position, its origins, it's first mentioned in 1212, built between 1180-1210, acquired present appearance in the 1600s, 1300s-1400s serious attacks on island, where the name came from, vulnerability of the castle with the creation of cannon and the building of Elizabeth Castle, intervention of Walter Raleigh that it was kept, Civil War-in use by the King's forces, used as the governor's house and prison, William Prynne held in the castle, Philippe d'Auvergne working his spy networks from the castle, States of Jersey was handed the castle in 1926 by the British Government. Gordon Young finishes with a humorous story.
Date: November 30th 1979 - November 30th 1979
Jersey Talking Magazine-Christmas Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Various christmas carols sung throughout by Brenda Geddes, Sandra Lissenden and Alison Noel, with poems by 1st and 2nd years in the Jersey College for Girls. Greeting from the new Lieutenant Governor, Beth Lloyd and June Gurdon telling about the origins of christmas, talking about christmas during the occupation and the problems of curfew, Beth Lloyd and June Gurdon talking about the first christmas crib, Santa Claus and the reindeer and holly and ivy. Humorous dramatic production by the Jersey Talking Magazine. End of Side One. Christmas greetings from David Jacobs, Cliff Morgan, Arthur Askey, Jackie Trent, Tony Hatch, Eric Morcambe, Ian and Jeannette Krankies, Jimmy Savile and Vera Lynn. Three children telling Linda Le Vasseur what they do at christmas, June Gurdon and Beth Lloyd talking about the christmas tree. A vicar telling of christmas on Sark and the carol singers. June and Beth talking about turkeys and geese. Di Weber telling a humorous story in a Jersey accent. Beth and June talking about christmas crackers. Gordon Young telling a humorous story.
Date: December 25th 1979 - December 25th 1979
Jersey Talking Magazine-March Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Doctor Frank Le Maistre talking about Jersey French, trying to revive the language, making recordings of the language, the origins of the language, differences between language in the Channel Islands, changes in the language, funding into the study of jèrriais, work on, publication and sales of his dictionary and dialects in different parts of the island. Linda Le Vasseur interviewing Mr Ozane concerning teaching Guernsey Norman French to teachers, problems faced with learning the language, how he got involved in the teaching, different pronunciations in the parishes, speaks in Guernsey Norman French. Tim giving a tip from a reader for an alarm that can be put in your handbag. Competition winners and a new competition. Gordon Young tells a humorous story. Pat Dubras and Sonia Hamon performing Noel Coward's Cat's Cradle. End of Side One. Chris and Gordon at the opening of The Victoria public house in St Peter's Valley with Ian Stevens of Ann Street Brewery and Mr Le Marquand, the Constable of St Peter includes speeches by both, description of the pub and the impressions of the presenters, talking to Brian Garner, the architect, Mike Weaver, the builder and Ian Stevens, the director of Ann Street Brewery about the building. Nature feature-Frances Le Sueur talking about robins and their habits, including examples of their birdsong. Royal feature-Ruby Bernstein talking about Queen Mary having met her as press officer in the Rank Organisation, talks about her actions during the second world war, Queen Mary showing films to soldiers through the Rank Organisation, Mary's love of films, Ruby organising these viewings with the Queen, Mary going to events to do with film after the second world war, the difficulties of organising a toilet within a certain distance for the Queen to use and organising private viewings for Queen Mary to view films when she was older. Gordon Young ends with a humorous story.
Date: February 29th 1980 - February 29th 1980
Jersey Talking Magazine-June Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Guernsey Feature-Linda Le Vasseur talking to the new governor of Guernsey, Sir Peter Le Cheminant about his reaction when he found out he was going to Guernsey to be governor, their favourite place in the world, the changes he had seen in the island, what he would like to contribute to the island, their hobbies and the affect he may have on the island. Norah Bryan interviewing David Scott-Cowper about breaking all records sailing around the world including his feelings having completed his journey, his visit to the island, preparation for the sailing, breaking the record, food for the journey, the highlight of the voyage, the difficulties of the journey, how he passed the time, seeing his family again and writing a book of his experience. Barbara Brown talking to Ann English about dogs, when she first came interested in dogs, why she liked poodles, starting a beauty parlour for dogs, dog breeding and entering dogs in dog shows, Crufts and guide dogs being shown at Crufts. Horoscope Feature-Diane Postlethwaite talking about the forecast for gemini for the year. End of Side One. Beth Lloyd talking to Mr Carpenter at the Fire Station about the fire station facilities, the service the fire brigade offers, the amount of calls they receive a day, the kind of things they get called out for, the amount of men in the service, responding to a call, training, the retained fire service, a tour around the fire station, the responsibility for inshore rescue, the various fire fighting vehicles, a call and rescue taking place. Gordon Young revealing the answers to the quiz, setting a new quiz and telling a humorous story. End of Side Two.
Date: May 31st 1980 - May 31st 1980
Jersey Talking Magazine-July Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Tom Dickinson, manager of the Opera House, talking to Beth Lloyd about whether mixing amateur and professional actors in productions will work, problems with Equity, Dick Ray and the running of productions in Jersey. Cooking feature-Margaret Jenkins talking about summer meals. Guernsey Feature-Linda Le Vasseur talking to Mr Langlois about The Gideons in Guernsey about how they began offering bibles to hotels, the forming of the movement, the work of the movement, the creation of the Guernsey branch and the aims of the Gideons. Horoscope feature-Diane Postlethwaite talking about the forecast for cancer for the next year. Letter on tape from Gladys Rogers talking about winning the quiz last month, losing her sight and hearing and the difficulty of listening to tapes, getting a hearing aid. Gordon Young setting this months quiz. Description of La Hougue Bie by Gordon Young. End of Side One. Gordon Young at La Hougue Bie with Danielle Skinner describing the agricultural museum and the different agricultural equipment on display, the archaeological part of the museum, where the pieces were excavated from, the chapels, looking out from the top of the mound, the crypt of the chapel, the prehistoric tomb, work carried out on the tomb, investigation into the burial ground, exhibits that were found in the tomb and the train on display from the last train in Jersey. End of Side Two.
Date: June 30th 1980 - June 30th 1980
Jersey Talking Magazine-August Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Nature feature-Frances Le Sueur talking about herbs and the herb garden at Quetteville Mill. Guernsey Feature-Linda Le Vasseur talking to Mr Le Cornu, a saddler, about his trade and the need for it and the people to take his place after he has retired. Rosemary Gilchrist reading an article by Doreen Hart concerning breeding guide dogs. Glen Williams of Glensounds, a reader, talking about the archaeological exploration in Jersey and his thoughts on La Hougue Bie, the old religions, witches and goddesses. Horoscope feature-Diane Postlethwaite talking about the forecast for leos this year. Gordon Young announcing the result of the quiz and setting the quiz for the month. End of Side One. Beth Lloyd interviewing four previous Miss Battle of Flowers and the current one. Maureen Wakeham, née Hobbs, Miss Battle of Flowers in 1954, the second Miss Battle of Flowers talking about entering the competition, the girl who won in the first year, Trina van Dorn, her ambition, Mr Battle-Anthony Steel. Peggy Poole, Miss Battle of Flowers 1958, what her husband thought of it, Mr Battle James Robinson-Justice, what she remembers about the day, what she did for the rest of the year, her daughter winning the Miss Battle of Flowers competition, what she thinks about it as a beauty competition. Marianne Rosler, née de la Perrelle, Miss Battle of Flowers 1961 talking about entering Miss Battle of Flowers, Miss Battle of Flowers as a beauty competition, her hopes for her daughter to enter the competition, Mr Battle-Eric Robinson, the day of the Battle of Flowers, memories of the day. Mary Horton, Miss Battle of Flowers 1972 about what made her enter, Miss Battle of Flowers as a beauty competition, Mr Battle-Jimmy Saville, memories of the year. Karen Poole-Miss Battle of Flowers 1980 talking about entering the competition, questions she was asked, how she felt when she found out she had won, the Miss World competition, what she had done so far, looking for Mr Battle. Frank Morin talking about his job at A de Gruchy when he joined as an apprentice in 1921, the shop at that time, suppliers for the shop and buying for the shop. Gordon Young ends with a humorous story. End of Side Two.
Date: July 31st 1980 - July 31st 1980
Jersey Talking Magazine-September Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Joan Stevens taking a tour of St Clement talking about the early history of the parish, St Clement's Church including the piscina, the font, the paintings on the wall, the line of the roof, stone seats around the base of the pillars and the priory, the size of the parish, the effects of the sea, prehistoric remains including the dolmens, menhirs and prehistoric graves of the parish. The chapel that was dedicated to St John the Evangelist before the Reformation which was destroyed, Rocqueberg which was used by a witches coven, Jean Mourant and others who were killed for being witches. Talks about 1685 when they received french refugees, Le Hocq Tower-a Jersey Round Tower, Victor Hugo who lived at Marine Terrace from 1853 to 1855, Samares Manor including the fact it took its name from the salt around the manor, the dovecote, a windmill in 1218, the chapel, the families who held the manor who were the de Ste Hilaire's, the Payn's, the Dumaresq's, the Seale's, the Hamon's, the Mourant's and Sir James Knott who renovated the garden. Before that Philippe Dumaresq built a garden, he also wrote an important survey on Jersey in the 1680s. Cooking Feature-Margaret Jenkins giving recipes for desserts. Guernsey Feature-Linda Le Vasseur talking to Joan Stockdale, a Guernsey journalist for a newspaper, asking her why she decided to become a reporter, how she started, how she felt when she started, how it developed, her women's and children's pages, the most interesting people she has interviewed, interviewing Michael Parkinson, Jimmy Saville, Frank Bough, Peter Sellers, Oliver Reed, the most difficult part of the job, coping with a career and a family, her interest in tropical birds, her collection of amber, her favourite books and her advice for the listener who wants a career in journalism. Horoscope feature-Diane Postlethwaite talking about the forecast for virgo for the year. End of Side One. Driving down to Corbiere, on top of tower-radio aerials-home of Jersey Radio, the nerve centre of Jersey shipping communications and run by the Harbours and Airport Committee-describing the structure, talking to Mr Dale about a rescue taking place of a fishing boat, the view from the tower, the wind blowing, the increased need for Jersey Radio, what Jersey Radio does and is told by boats, working with the French, dealing with a rescue, the frequencies used, what's happening with the rescue, the transmissions between the officials dealing with the rescue, the use of air rescue, the frequency and types of emergencies. Story read by Peter Gilchrist about Mike Tetley, a guide dog owner and completely blind, who appeared on This is Your Life and climbed up Mount Everest describing his life, his training and the process by which he climbed the mountain. Quiz-Gordon Young announces the winner from the previous month and sets a new quiz. End of Side Two.
Date: August 31st 1980 - August 31st 1980
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