Listening Project

Conversation between friends, Elsie and Netta, about how they miss Jamaica despite having lived in the UK for many years.

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:51:07

  • Shelf mark

    C1500/0645

  • Recording date

    2014-08-08

  • Is part of (Collection)

    The Listening Project

  • Recording locations

    Elsie's home

  • Interviewees

    Malcom, Elsie, 1925- (female, retired), Etoria, Netta Louise, 1922- (female

  • Producers

    BBC Radio Wales

  • Recordist

    Rosser, Lynne

  • Abstract

    Friends, Elsie and Netta, talk about how they miss Jamaica, where they were born and grew up, despite having lived in the UK for many years. They discuss how they like to spend their time with friends and family, the places to which they have travelled and what they would do if they won the lottery. They describe family life before their husbands died and how much they miss them now. They talk about their Christian faith and reflect on the state of the world today. They compare their first impressions of Cardiff and their experiences of living in the city.

  • Description

    The Listening Project conversations collectively form a picture of our lives and relationships today. Recordings were made by BBC producers of people sharing an intimate conversation, lasting up to an hour and on a topic of the speakers' choice.

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    Photograph of participants

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