Early Years: Hard Work, Hardship and Happiness

Heather’s mother raised her brothers and sister when both her parent’s died in the 1940’s. Heather’s father started work in a clay pit and ended up running his own tip-truck business. Heather reminisces about hard work, fond moments, and funny stories from her early years.

Childhood: Farm Life, Adventure and Strife

Heather explains what it was like growing up on a small farm surrounded by relatives, animals and a backyard ripe for exploration and horsing around.

Love life: Rock ‘N’ Roll, Cars and Happily Ever After

Heather talks about life and love in late 1950’s rural Australia — a time of rock ‘n’ roll, clapped-out cars and Saturday night dances.