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(Morris) And what are your earliest memories from that time?

Well I grew up in Ireland and ... didn't leave Ireland until the fourth of June 1960, but I was... Read more.

(Riaz) Can you remember what were your earliest memories of your childhood?

Well we had the large family system and I would say really it was very relaxed sort of environment. I... Read more.

(Riaz) Can you tell me when and where and when you were born?

I was born at a village in Pakistan in Punjab. The village name was Nanka Kohana. It is near Faisalabad... Read more.

(Collyer) And how did you feel going, and how far away was this from ... ?

Not too far maybe about fifteen miles.... Read more.

(Collyer) And how did you, what happened in schooling then as a teenager?

So after primary school finished in year seven, then the options for school were, for secondary school were, the best... Read more.

(Collyer) And, it sounds like quite a privileged life, in terms of, the country. Did you feel that, at the time?

No, no, no that was really, I think a lot of that's down to my mother. We certainly didn't feel... Read more.

(Collyer) What sort of relationship did you have with your parents?

I was much ... very close to my mum. She was always there ... which was good and she seemed... Read more.

(Collyer) What did you think about those visits to his place of work?

I thought it was quite fun, actually. It was right up at the top of a, maybe twenty storey building... Read more.

(Collyer) And this was in ...

School used to finish at four, and the system there was that he, he had a driver so sometimes we'd... Read more.

(Collyer) Did you visit him at work then?

Yes.... Read more.

(Collyer) So as you were growing up and becoming a teenager, where were you living then?

We, still in the capital we moved ... my father was getting, he got quite a lot of promotions and... Read more.

(Collyer) Did everybody in the family get on well then?

My father's family did, very much. My mother's family didn't figure as highly. I think they were, she's one of... Read more.

(Collyer) [speaking at the same time] These were houses owned by your father's, well the government he was working with the government, so came with the job?

Yeah, yeah so his civil servants got, they did, they got housing.... Read more.

(Collyer) Was that ... unusual?

Two storeys. Not really, I think we'd just, had different, maybe the houses we'd lived in were government houses and... Read more.

(Collyer) Why did you move about so much?

It was my father's job, so ... it was only about twenty miles away but it was far enough away... Read more.

(Collyer) Why was that then?

I don't know, don't know why. It was just a house rule that you don't, sit in your bedrooms, 'cause... Read more.

(Collyer) So what was home life like?

We used to play quite a lot, in fact we weren't allowed in our bedrooms during the day. I'd go... Read more.

(Collyer) Is that the system is it typi ... you have to pay for education do you?

Yes, yes - now you don't now it's free up to the age of eleven or twelve. And then you... Read more.

(Collyer) And then you went onto primary school?

Yes, went onto primary school and that was paid but it was subsidised by the government so, you pay, you... Read more.

(Collyer) So, after nursery, was this a paid nursery school, did you have to pay to go there?

[speaking at same time] Yes, yes it was paid.... Read more.

(Collyer) And was your mother still teaching ... or?

No she, she stopped and did ... she used to do voluntary work, so with Save the Children Fund and... Read more.

(Collyer) And where did you live in Uganda?

Quite a few places ... First we lived in a ... school. My mother was teaching. And I'm not quite... Read more.

(Collyer) And were you the oldest, have you got brothers and sisters?

Yes I've got four sisters and a brother, I'm not the oldest, my other sister's three years older than me,... Read more.

(Collyer) So your parents were both Ugandan, so what were they doing in London that you were born here?

My dad was a mature student, not very mature, maybe in his mid twenties, and he had come to do... Read more.

(Collyer) So, what happened about this rash?

They said it was the direct sun which was very strange, 'cause I'm from Africa so the sun is there... Read more.

(Collyer) And how old were you?

I must have been about three or four. It was quite a scary rash, 'cause it made my face all... Read more.

(Collyer) And can you remember what your very first memory ever, as a child is?

My very first memory was getting a rash, all round my face. It just came and went, and, they thought... Read more.

(Collyer) And where were you brought up?

When I was about two, my parents went back to Uganda, and I was brought up there.... Read more.

(Collyer) And where and when were you born?

I was born in Hampstead in London in August 1958.... Read more.

(Jones) So you used to get the water you were telling me, where would you get that from before you went off to school?

Well in those days you used have a place called a stand-pipe, because the government would run the pipes right... Read more.

(Jones) Who organised the school?

It's a government school ... You call it, in those days you call it elementary schools in Barbados ...... Read more.

(Jones) What did you do at school?

What did I do at school? I just learned ... the best thing I was at at school in those... Read more.

(Jones) So you would go off to school, tell me about a typical day, when you were a young boy?

The typical day was that, in those days you would have to bring water to, put in the house before... Read more.

(Jones) What did she do?

She was a labourer.... Read more.

(Jones) And your mother did she work?

She work on the plantation.... Read more.

(Jones) Was that close by to where to where you lived then?

Yes it's in same area ... Staplegrove plantation.... Read more.

(Jones) Do you know what he did with the book keeping? W as it records of what was grown there?

Well he was actually the book keeper of the plantation and he used to look after the workers, to pay... Read more.

(Jones) Was the plantation nearby?

Yes yes St David's we call ... call the name of the plantation I'm [laughing] ... I will have to... Read more.

(Jones) And your father, what did he do?

My father? He was a they call a book keeper ... at one of plantation.... Read more.

(Jones) And did you all play, did you all live in that St David's area your family?

Yeah between St David's and Cox Road yeah from the area.... Read more.

(Jones) So who else was there in your family?

Well just my sister and I ... my mum only had two kids ... but the other family, like my... Read more.

(Jones) And how big was that place, what was it like there?

Well, I was schooled at St David's, I was churched at St David's, 'cos there's the school and the church... Read more.

(Jones) St David's?

That's right.... Read more.

(Jones) Whereabouts was this?

In Barbados in the little village that I came from. So I was from St David's, Cox Road area.... Read more.

(Jones) So out, tell me what it was like out there in the street playing cricket then?

[laughing] I tell you had to be very good because, you play cricket in the road you got the traffic... Read more.

(Jones) How old were you when you first played cricket then? Were you a very young boy? Or first watched it?

From the time I start school, I was playing cricket we used to play cricket in the road as youngsters.... Read more.

(Jones) And what ... going back, right back, can you tell me what your earliest childhood memory is?

Well my childhood memory if I can remember right is I was always an ambitious boy. I had always wants... Read more.

(Browne) What were you saying about the sharks?

Yeah, and sharks, in the month of May. Baby sharks used to come in on the seaside and people, and... Read more.

(Browne) What did you store them in? Jar or a box?

Yes, yeah, you can put them into a box, or can put them into a jar. And in those days,... Read more.

(Browne) When you were a child you, what would be the main meal you would eat?

It's fish, yes, it's fish. And it's fruit by the name of breadfruit you have breadfruit. Potato, yam, pumpkin, yes.... Read more.

(Browne) You were telling me about the crabs?

Yes, there're two types of crabs, is the land crab and it's the sea crab. The sea crab, we eats... Read more.

(Browne) When you were a child, did you go down to the beach to buy this fish?

Yes, you go on the beach and buy the flying fish or people walks along the street and they say... Read more.

(Browne) How do they put them on, on a string?

They have a string and push it up the gizzard and it come through the mouth and they put so... Read more.

(Browne) Grace, you've got a picture there, of Barbados, tell me about it?

Now this is the picture of Barbados and it have, a shapes like a leg of mutton. It has eleven... Read more.

(Browne) How do you see the future now?

Well, I don't think there's as much prejudice now as there was when I first came here. It don't make... Read more.

(Browne) Was this typical of the whole neighbourhood?

Most people would tell you that, yeah, that they had to go to Sunday school, yeah.... Read more.

(Browne) What did you do on Sundays?

Sunday was church. Wake in the morning, if you live near to the beach you go and have your sea... Read more.

(Browne) How much would the fine be?

Well to be truthful I was a child, we didn't know what fine would be all we was interested to... Read more.

(Browne) When you came home from school what would you do?

First thing come home, you had to say good evening whatever you call your parents, take those school clothes off... Read more.

(Browne) How long were you at school for then?

I finish school when I was fifteen and sixteen that age.... Read more.

(Browne) And what was school like there, in Barbados in those days?

Yes, it was very good, very strict, yes, be in school in time, do your work, if not you get... Read more.

(Browne) How did you get there?

I walk it. Oh, we had to walk more than bus, unless it was very far you get the bus... Read more.

(Browne) So when did you, where did you go to school?

I started school in Saint Thomas ... I leave there when I was about ... seven and I went to... Read more.

(Browne) Who owned that factory, what was it called?

Well to be truthful all I knew was the biscuit factory, it was the only biscuit factory that was in... Read more.

(Browne) Why did you move?

Well, my father was working at the biscuit factory and save him getting bus backward and forward ... and moving... Read more.

(Browne) So how did the people, where was this in Barbados? A certain area or district that you lived in?

At first it was in Saint Thomas, Pourer Springs, St Thomas, yes. She used to live there first and then... Read more.

(Browne) Where did she, how did she learn to sew?

When she was a child her mother sent her to learn it because that was when you leave school that... Read more.

(Browne) And what would people do, come to the house to ask?

Yes, bring, sometimes they bring material and she cut it out, if not they give her the money and she... Read more.

(Browne) So as a small child you can remember, did your mother, how did she do the sewing did she have a machine or?

Yes, in those days it was the hand, hand machine yeah.... Read more.

(Browne) So who else did she sew for?

Oh she sew for the district, lots of brides, yes, baby christening dresses, school clothes. We have a lady here... Read more.

(Browne) Did she make your clothes?

Oh yes that was her job, her living.... Read more.

(Browne) Well, you said your mum, you remember her when you were a young child doing sewing?

Yes.... Read more.

(Browne) Did you have any brothers?

No brothers, had one brother and he died when he was two years old. And she never had no more... Read more.

... Let me see ... some years ago back, ah 74 years back, let me see ... my mum... Read more.

(Malhotra) What was it like living in a big family in a large house?

I think it's very difficult for people to imagine here because the social set up in this country is very,... Read more.

(Malhotra) Can you tell me about your family? Did you have any brothers and sisters?

Oh, yeah, we come from a big family [laughs] because in our time the people liked it. My father was... Read more.

(Malhotra) What what was your father's job? Why, what did he do?

He was a bank manager. So because of his job, he was the manager so their jobs were transferable, every... Read more.

(Malhotra) Can you tell me, thinking back to when you were a very young child, what's the earliest thing you can remember?

Oh I have a very good memory of my childhood. I remember my teachers in the first school where I... Read more.

I was born in Agra. I think, it's a famous city. It is known for Taj Mahal. And, I spent... Read more.

(RBrowne) How old were you then?

I was only fourteen. Course my father he was doing plumbing then. He was a contractor on the estate. So... Read more.

(RBrowne) Lashes, you mean to give you the strap, the belt?

Yeah and hold you down on the table. But he made a mistake with me because when they approached me,... Read more.

(RBrowne) So what made you decide you want to be a plumber. What part of when you were a child did you decided that this is what you wanted to do?

Well, in a way because when I was at school I can remember that there was a headmaster, we had... Read more.

(RBrowne) So what made you decide to take that journey from Guyana?

I just thought well, I'll get a better life anyway. At least compared with what I was having out there... Read more.

(Chigumira) When you came was that the year 2000?

2002 in July. I arrived here 2002, July 28th . I got through the immigration and came and stayed in... Read more.

(Chigumira) Can you tell me where and when you were born?

I was born in Zimbabwe, but then it was called Rhodesia in a township called Mpopoma in Bulawayo on the... Read more.

My name is Alice Chigumira... Read more.

(Tamang) What would happen if somebody was ill?

If someone was ill they'd stay at home, they'd have certain knowledge about medicines which were available from the plants... Read more.

(Tamang) What's the main difference between family life there in those days and family life now?

It was a lot more hardship over there but food wise it was always fresh it was always plentiful because... Read more.

(Tamang) How would you describe family life as a child?

They didn't have hospital facilities and so on, everyone was born at home. The eldest, whoever was the eldest would... Read more.

(Tamang) And you said 'a small village', how many people lived there?

There was one thousand homes at that time there, but when we talk about villages in Nepal, you've got one... Read more.

(Tamang) Who would do the farming? Did the family, did the children help with the farming?

Everybody helped. Children, whatever they could do did. The ones that couldn't do the actual physical work would help with... Read more.

(Tamang) What sort of things would be farmed there?

Flour, corn on the cob, rice of course which they grow. All hand there's no machinery there.... Read more.

(Tamang) And what did your father do? And what did your mother do for a living?

Farming.... Read more.

(Tamang) So going back to the village life, what about the family? How many brothers and sisters?

Seven big brothers, sorry, six older, one younger, and one older sister. Nine in total.... Read more.

(Tamang) What did you do as a young girl? If you weren't at school what would you do in a typical day?

At home doing the chores and housework. When I was seventeen I got married and then went to Kathmandu.... Read more.

(Tamang) And thinking back as a young child, what sort of thing, can you remember?

At that time we women weren't taught, there were no schools in the area. The boys did go to school,... Read more.

(Tamang) Is this quite high up?

Its very high up, approximately 2,000 feet.... Read more.

(Tamang) And what can you describe when you say 'picturesque', can you describe the scenery?

It's a very, it's a village in the jungle, within the jungle, and all around the jungle you can see... Read more.

(Tamang) I'd like to ask, what are your earliest, from a very young child, what is your earliest memory of where you lived?

Ours a very picturesque village, they were they weren't any tourist here that travelled through the village because there was... Read more.

I was born in a village close to the Himal which is the mountain ranges and its four hours journey... Read more.

(Pollek) You've related about your primary education, what about your secondary education?

I went to school, I remember one morning, and there was paper on the desk and a new pencil, and... Read more.

(Pollek) What other early memories do you have of your childhood?

Well I learnt English at school, though I don't remember not being able to communicate with anybody in English, but... Read more.

(Pollek) Is it possible for you to tell us a little about your childhood?

I grew up in Newtown, road called 'Leopold Road' which was very much a working class area. There were lots... Read more.

(SSheikh) Tell me about when you went, when you were married and went to Nairobi, what was that like?

I got married, I got married in 1965, I was fourteen, went to Nairobi, moved there, lived with my in-laws... Read more.

(SSheikh) And tell me about your mum

My mum was a very simple lady you know very happy and go with the flow you know if somebody... Read more.

(SSheikh) Was this your older sister?

Older sister, yes, she was a year and a half older than me. We knew the family, and well they... Read more.

(SSheikh) Tell me about the rest of your family

Well we stayed there in Athi River there was no schools nothing. There were three sisters and three brothers, the... Read more.

(SSheikh) Did you feel a sense of danger with these quite large animals?

No, not at all because I think as soon as we got there that's what first we saw and like... Read more.

(SSheikh) It seems as if you had a lot of freedom?

Oh yes it was.... Read more.

(SSheikh) How old were you then?

I think we were like five and six but because we, that's all we saw as soon as we came... Read more.

(SSheikh) What were your earliest memories of your life in Africa?

When we got there, like, my dad, when he started with the army, he started working for railways, East African... Read more.

We moved to Africa because my dad was in the army, the British Army, in the second world war, and... Read more.

(Sheikh) So how would you describe your childhood?

... Nice. Very good memories, some sad, but ... I would describe it as free, no restriction, no sense of... Read more.

(Sheikh) What about the rest of your family. You were there with your mother and father, brothers and sisters?

Yes, I have five brothers and one sister in total and it's only recently that I've learnt that, I knew... Read more.

(Sheikh) In the evening you listened to the radio, where would that be broadcast from?

In those days the station used to be called Cable and Wireless, in the western side of Nairobi. I'm trying... Read more.

(Sheikh) Could you spell the name of that game?

Well it's Punjabi word ... gulli, pronounced as goolly not gully and danda which is a rod, is danda. I... Read more.

(Sheikh) Can you tell me what your earliest memories are as a very young child?

Well basically living in an area where we had about three houses, one immediately next to us, no two next... Read more.

(Ling) What is the climate like there?

Climate. Nanjing is very hot during the summer. It is one of three stoves in China. I think because in... Read more.

(Ling) Do you mean no parks, or ...

There is some specific park, but it's not like here park everywhere and every ... what else ... lots of... Read more.

(Ling) Yes.

Grey. Not so many greens in this country.... Read more.

(Ling) Describe the landscape for me.

In the city?... Read more.

(Ling) Do you have any social life, as a teenager?

[pause] We go out in the school holidays. But in the school holidays, sometimes we still need to work. Work... Read more.

(Ling) So, regarding your family then, did you, tell me what the typical day would be like at home or when you come back from school, what would you do?

In school, there was lots of homeworks, that one thing I should mentioned before. Lots of homeworks. With heavy bags,... Read more.

(Ling) Sort of romantic time as well.

Yes.... Read more.

(Ling) Moon Festival. What is the Moon Festival?

Moon Festival, it's ... has a legend. In ancient times, there were ten suns in the sky. There was a... Read more.

(Ling) You lived a lot with your grandmother, did you have much contact with your brothers? What was family life like?

My two brothers are quite older than me, much older than me. We have contacts for the Chinese New Year... Read more.

(Ling) Did you like school?

At first I didn't. I did it because my parents worked so hard, and just like every Chinese, you know.... Read more.

(Ling) So he was able to afford to send you to this particular school. What was the school life like there?

It is like a water, I mean, doesn't have so many flavour, but you have to go through that,... Read more.

(Ling) Did your mother work?

No. She worked in the land. But after that ... you know, she doesn't work.... Read more.

(Ling) Craft is making something.

Ye. Making something. He can make table, chairs. Like carpenter, but like cabinet maker, we might say. He design things... Read more.

(Ling) My father is a craftsman. He taught himself to draw, you know, painting, craft this kind of thing. He is very clever.

Crafts, craft, crafts.... Read more.

(Ling) What did your father do?

My father is a craftsman. He taught himself to draw, you know, painting, craft this kind of thing. He is... Read more.

(Ling) How much was that in Chinese currency, do you know, then?

Then it's about 500 Yuan. 500 Yuan for a year. That was still a lot of money. Well, my dad... Read more.

(Ling) Ok, so how you did afford this? You said you have to pay. How much did you have to pay, for that education? Was that because you wanted to go to that particular school?

Yes. It is difficult for me to put it into dollars, into pounds because ... that was twenty years ago.... Read more.

(Ling) Is it free to go to your own, if you went to the school in your own area? Is it free or do people still have to pay for this?

It says free. In China, we have Nine Years compulsory education, but you still need to pay ... other fees.... Read more.

(Ling) So you went to primary school and then you went back to take your exam for the secondary school. And you then came back to the secondary school in the city. What was that like?

I had to pay a lot of money [laughing]. Because, in China we call it Jie Du Fei. That means... Read more.

(Ling) And your language is Mandarin?

Mandarin, Yes.... Read more.

(Ling) Do all the children learn English in school in China?

Yes. Nowadays, they even start from the kindergarten, nursery, which I don't like. I think for the children, I am... Read more.

(Ling) Tell me about what school life is like in the city there when you met your friend the first time?

The schools ... I think the teachers are very strict, compared to, you know, the children here ... We had... Read more.

(Ling) You met her in the primary school?

Ye. I met her in the school. She was brought up in the country, in the rural area, but because... Read more.

(Ling) As one of these graduates?

Ya. But you know, because she was brought up in the city, she found difficult to settle in the rural... Read more.

(Ling) So you were saying about her mother.

Ye, her mother went to the rural area.... Read more.

(Ling) So, what about friends?

I had one, I still keep contact with her. She is my first friend when I came back ... came... Read more.

(Ling) Tell me about what it was like in the rural area. Was it different than living in the city?

To honest, I quite like there. Although it's not, it's not ... as convenient as the city life, but ...... Read more.

(Ling) Huko?

Huko means that when we were born, we are attached to there. Although, you go anywhere, but when you ...... Read more.

(Ling) Was it just one room?

Ya, I lived with grandma, so that is only one room, and there was another, I don't really know. It's... Read more.

(Ling) Shed?

Yes. At that time, everyone is not that rich. Not like China now, there is huge gap between the rich... Read more.

(Ling) Tell me about where you lived, in the city.

'Cause my, how to say, you know my experience is very break down for quite a few steps. As far... Read more.

(Ling) Tell me about your family.

I have two brothers and I am the youngest one. [laughing] My mum, my dad, my dad is my mum's... Read more.

(Ling) Do you remember the journey to the city at all?

I remember vaguely, 'cause my mum was not used to the cars, coaches. It was kind of coach sick. I... Read more.

(Ling) Nanjing? Where abouts on the map of China is Anhui?

The territory of China is like a chicken or a hen. Anhui is somewhere in the belly. It is in... Read more.

(Ling) So, what would be the name of that city?

Nanjing.... Read more.

I was born in An Hui province which is in countryside, which is quite poor. About the age of six,... Read more.

(Graham-Paul) You talked about going to school, coming back in the evening doing more studying. What did you do in your sort of leisure time?

The studying after school ... it was, it sometimes is there in the school so you have, say an hour... Read more.

(Graham-Paul) What did you carry it in?

In a bag. You just get it in a bag and you bring it back.... Read more.

(Graham-Paul) Did you buy it then?

You had to.... Read more.

(Graham-Paul) Where did you have to go for the ice?

Just across the road. There was a shop that sells things across the road so you just go and get... Read more.

(Graham-Paul) So did he talk about where he travelled as a sea man?

No ... strangely enough. He was a very quiet person. And I think I've inherited that from him 'cause people... Read more.

(Graham-Paul) And how often did you see your father? You said he was away.

If he was away for ... three months then he would have shore leave and then he'd be home don't... Read more.

(Graham-Paul) What kind, what sort of place was it?

It's the basic. Just basic home. You know, but it was good ... And Mama had a helper who'd come... Read more.

(Graham-Paul) Where did you live?

In Kingston, Jamaica.... Read more.

(Graham-Paul) Was it common for people to have ... continue having lessons, these private lessons you talked about after school?

It wasn't but I was fortunate. You know, my mother made sure and of course daddy ... was away but... Read more.

(Graham-Paul) What age where you when you started at school Shirley?

... In the junior in the baby school I call it, we call it kindergarten, I could have been... Read more.

(Graham-Paul) And can you take me back now to your earliest childhood memories.

My earliest childhood memories are beautiful, brought up as an only child. My father was a sea man so he... Read more.

(Fappiano) What do you remember, in particular about your childhood as you were growing up in Italy?

Well I remember most everything. I think I said, mentioned in the second interview that soon after the war it... Read more.

(Fappiano) Can you relay to me your experiences as a child?

Well as a child I was born during the Second World War and then after the war it was a... Read more.

My name is Elvio Fappiano, date of birth is 4th of September 1941. I was born in Italy.... Read more.

(Patyra) This was during the war?

Yes, well, during the war, the war, well Poles were finished. We'd been occupied by Germans and Russians. I was... Read more.

(Patyra) Why were you arrested by the Soviets?

I was, I joined the underground, you know.... Read more.

(Patyra) Could you tell me a little bit about your mother?

Oh, my mother she was a religious lady. Countrywoman. Very good with the children but, she - in those days... Read more.

(Patyra) What sort of things did you grow on the farm then?

Well, see I was a youngster only fourteen, fifteen so whatever the father asked me to do I used to... Read more.

(Patyra) Did you help your father on the farm?

Oh yes yes.... Read more.

(Patyra) Did you always live in the same area?

No. All over the Poland and then last one he was in eastern Poland, now it's in Ukraine but then... Read more.

I was born in the middle of Poland not far away from Lublin. My, my, town was Kraznystaw and I... Read more.

(Szopis) Were these set up by Polish people?

They were set up by Polish people. So by the time I came to Lebanon I was already transferred to... Read more.

(Szopis) Where did you live there?

In Ghazir well it was the first time ever since Poland that we lived in a well normal house be... Read more.

(Szopis) And what about your grandparents, were they there?

No both grandparents were one lot, my mother's parents were living down south in Poland and Father's parents moved from... Read more.

(Szopis) Can I take you back to where the Russians came to take you away. You were eight years old at the time. What was your father's occupation?

My father was working for the Polish railway and Mama was an accountant. I mean mother worked till I was... Read more.

(Szopis) Krystyna what was it like as a young child going/having this experience?

Probably it wasn't half as bad as it would have been for my mother being worried about the child. I... Read more.

(Szopis) Was your father still with you?

At this stage no, father had already gone with the army. So from Pakhlevi to Tehran, in Pakhlevi we met... Read more.

(Szopis) Tell me about that.

Oh, in 1940 when the Russians occupied the site of Poland they decided they wanted to take us out of... Read more.

(Szopis) And can you tell me what your earliest memories are?

Well just living in my home town. Tremendous memories of town. My last flat where I lived and which I... Read more.

(Cam) He was black?

My dad, yes, yes. But he was tailoring for everybody. This is what I was saying. If you came to... Read more.

(Cam) You were saying about your parents was in business. What sort of business?

Oh, my dear, they've had so many businesses. My dad was a tailor by day and then he was also... Read more.

(Cam) So when you lost your mum...

I was four and a half when my mum died. And I was twelve when my dad died.... Read more.

(Cam) Could you tell me a bit more about your family in South Africa and growing up in South Africa?

I was the second of perhaps you could say five children, but the first two before me were twins so... Read more.

(Bajric) How many of you in your family?

I was brought with a big family ... I had four sister ... two brothers ... but my family was... Read more.

(Bajric) Do you have any memories of your childhood, education?

I have to say in childhood I was happy child and I was growing in nice family and they give... Read more.