My Grandparents in the Great Depression

To my family and friends who are feeling a bit down because things are going too well or they can’t afford a new car or a 50″ TV,  I’d like you to meet my grandparents, Norm and Nell , a real decent couple, seen here in in the 1930s. Like 30% of all Australians, they were  casualties of the Great Depression, and they couldn’t buy stuff either.  Instead, they made the best of what they had and simply got on with it and worked hard, really hard, made the best life they could for their kids, and left some fabulous memories for the rest of us. We could all learn from them.  Miss you Nanma and Bong.


About normanjorgensen

I'm an Australian writer of books for kids and teenagers. I like traveling and seeing the world, especially through the the lens of my camera. I'm addicted to old movies, red wine and books and decent music.
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2 Responses to My Grandparents in the Great Depression

  1. Caz Williams says:

    What a great photo. They looked like a very sweet pair. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  2. Julia Lawrinson says:

    Well said. And a beautiful photo.

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