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Everyday life and tradition in remote Sweden during the 50s and 60s (Part 1)

Everyday life and tradition in remote Sweden during the 50s and 60s (Part 1)

Christina Andren was born and lived in Sweden up until the 1960s where she moved to the USA to start a new life. In this interview she speaks of the beautiful, remote mountain village where she spent her childhood. Christina explains what life was like there; how people coped with the extreme surroundings and freezing weather, typical food and some of the traditions they partook in.

Everyday life and tradition in remote Sweden during the 50s and 60s (Part 2)

Everyday life and tradition in remote Sweden during the 50s and 60s (Part 2)

In the second part of her interview Christina finishes recounting what life was like in beautiful and remote Sweden in the 1950s and 60s. Here she focuses especially on the incredible landscape that surrounded her as a child and the everyday activities she partook in as a child.

Life in Trinidad for an Indian family in the 1950s

Life in Trinidad for an Indian family in the 1950s

Tara Ramdeen's family moved to Trinidad from India to work in the plantations. They ended up settling there and it is where she spent a very happy childhood, although she did feel elements of separation from the Afro-Caribbean community. In this interview Tara explains what life was like on the beautiful, self-sufficient island and how her family maintained their Indian culture in such vastly different surroundings.

Growing up in the Seychelles during the 1940s and 50s

Growing up in the Seychelles during the 1940s and 50s

Elise was born and raised in the Seychelles until she left to come to England when she was 21 in the 1960s. In this interview she describes the beautiful environment she grew up in and her happy childhood. She speaks of what it was like growing up on the island. In that time the population was extremely self sufficient; they grew all their own food. She also recalls some of the traditions, what an average week would consist of, the cuisine and dating.