Food

Green, Bernice (25 of 25). Food: From Source to Salespoint

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:27:04

  • Shelf mark

    C821/49

  • Subjects

    Caribbean cuisine; Caterers

  • Recording date

    2001-01-08, 2001-01-19, 2001-01-30, 2001-02-06, 2002-01-21, 2001-02-27, 2001-03-05, 2001-03-13

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's home, Leicester

  • Interviewees

    Green, Bernice, 1937- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Russell, Polly (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 25: Tape 15 Side A: Talks about four grandchildren. One grandson stays with Bernice. Has lots of contact with grandchildren. Eldest grandchild is eighteen. Youngest grandchild is two. Describes attitude towards raising children. Talks about life since retiring and thoughts about moving to Jamaica. Describes her life as a ‘mixed bag’. Feels her greatest achievement is getting the title for her house and owning a property in London. Having first child after being told she was told she was infertile was a great achievement. Talks about role food has played in her life. Worked in ‘drop-in’ centre for homeless and poor people. Describes cooking at the centre. Talks about her politics and belief in equality. Votes Labour. Describes why she does not like the New Labour government. Reflects on process of having life story recorded.

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