Videos tagged with Women
Moving from the Seychelles to London in the 1960s and how the Seychelles has changed in the past 50 years
In the second part of her interview, Elise Johnson tells us the story of why she moved from The Seychelles in the early 1960s to come to London. She recalls what it was like moving from one culture to another so dramatically different, and what circumstances she was faced with when she arrived. Elise also talks about what it is like for her now going back to The Seychelles after having adapted to London life, and how the environment and its people have changed so dramatically in the past 50 years.
In the second part of her interview Joyce recounts her experiences in post 13 education during the late 40s early 50s, where children who did not pass their 11+ were given the opportunity to do a trade scholarship. She speaks about how she learnt her trade as a milliner by initially undertaking one of these scholarships. She went on to work from home and look after her young children at the same time to help bring money into the house during hard times.