Broadcast on Manawatu People's Radio 11 September 2018.
Barry Slade, Part 1 of 2. Summary: Childhood in Palmerston North, 1930s, 1940s. Tricycle to school. Nuns, school dentist, lunches. Wartime. Using a slate, inkwells. Subjects taken. School uniform. Music lessons. Map of war in C&C window. Blackouts, growing vegetables. Rationing. Teacher training in Christchurch, bonded. Teaching in Bunnythorpe. Military service. West End School, 55-60 pupils in class. New teaching method on pre-1840 Maori. Male primary teachers. Country service. Desks vs tables.