People Share Their Stories
George was born in 1957 and grew up on the border of Paddington and Darlinghurst. He can remember living at Five Ways and then on the corner of Lawson Street and Neild Avenue. His parents owned a corner shop.In those days, the early sixties, it was a lot different to what it is now. It was a lot more family orientated, a lot more ethnic groups, there was a lot of Greeks, a lot of Portuguese, Italians, but a lot of families, and basically they were working class people. His memories date from the mid 1960s and present a lively account of the period.