Jersey Talking Magazine No 6-Christmas 1976. Introduction by Gordon Young with carols sung throughout the edition sung by pupils from Mont Cantel, St George's, St Michael's and the Boys from the Wooden Cross. Cooking Feature-Margaret Jenkins talking about cooking for christmas day. Gardening feature-talking about what happened in the garden this year. Island Administrator-Tom Goss, Dean of Jersey interviewed by Beth Lloyd about life in Jersey. Talks about his duties and responsibilities as Dean of Jersey, christmas day for the Dean and a christmas message for the readers. Humorous christmas pantomime performed by Di Weber of Cinderella from St Ouen's in a Jersey accent. End of Side One. Frances Le Sueur talking about the song twelve days of christmas relating to nature in the Channel Islands-the gifts given in the song. Recording of the bird song of the robin and a poem on the bird. Reading of the poems 'Christmas' by John Betjeman and 'The Oxen' by Thomas Hardy. Eileen Le Sueur speaking about christmas in Jersey-French. Reading of a poem called 'Santa Claus'. Reading of the story a 'Christmas Carol'. Gordon Young talking about the christmas in his household in 1938.

Reference: R/05/B/3

Date: December 15th 1976 - December 15th 1976

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.

Reference: R/05/B/30

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.

Reference: R/05/B/31

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.

Reference: R/05/B/32

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.

Reference: R/05/B/33

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.

Reference: R/05/B/34

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.

Reference: R/05/B/35

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.

Reference: R/05/B/36

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.

Reference: R/05/B/37

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.

Reference: R/05/B/38

Date: December 25th 1979 - December 25th 1979

Jersey Talking Magazine-February Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Royal Feature-Ruby Bernstein talking about Queen Victoria, meeting her grandaughter, Princess Alice, was a press officer to the Rank Organisation and then helped a photographer, met Princess Alice at an exhibition held by the photographer and talks about Princess Alice's memories of her grandmother. Beth Lloyd interviewing Raymond Falla about how he started his political career, working for the Guernsey Growers Association, asked to join the States of Guernsey, serving on the Controlling Committee, his career after the war, President of the Island Reception Committee, his visit to Buckingham Palace, his reception of an OBE, his views on current island life and his advice to the young. Pat Dubras won the solo acting class in the Eisteddfod-performs her piece. Interview with Roy MacLoughlin about the magazine The Islander, getting items of local interest getting on to BBC regional programmes, contents of the magazine, interesting history of the island and writing about Jersey. End of Side One. Interview with Cliff Morgan, former Welsh rugby player and Head of Outside Broadcasting at the BBC, talking about his life including his childhood, playing rugby, Welsh peoples passion for rugby, playing for Wales, his parents, commentating, producing and working in television, traditions, having a stroke, his family, music, his involvement with a charity for the blind and his future. In Touch tips for the blind concerning a new cooking pan. Competition feature with Gordon Young playing records and the readers having to remember who sang it.

Reference: R/05/B/39

Date: January 31st 1980 - January 31st 1980

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