Q: What colour was your house?
The house I grew up in was white. White was the most common colour back then.
Q: How many people lived there?
There were seven people living there.
Q: Was it a big house?
Not really, just big enough for two bedrooms, a kitchen and an upstairs.
Q: Did you have a garden?
Yes, we grew carrots, onions, turnips, beans, and spuds.
Q: Did you have any pets?
Yes, we had two dogs. On the farm,
we had cattle, sheep and a horse.
Q: Did you have a well?
Yes, we used to get water there so we could make a cup of tea.
Q: Did you share a room?
Yes, I shared with my sister. It wasn’t a very big room but we were happy out.
Q: Is your house still being used?
Yes, people are there all the time. It has been modernised since I was young, of course.
Q: What age were you when you left?
I was around eighteen years old.
Q: Did you live near the town or the sea?
I was close to both; next to the sea and 10 miles from the town.
Q: What was your house like?
Well, it was the nicest house I ever lived in. Even though it wasn’t huge by today’s standards, it was very cosy. We were very happy and always had lots of people calling in.
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