Bella: What are your favourite things to do?
Hazel: Weaving and pottery.
Bella: What did you do for a job before you retired?
Hazel: I was a Cook at Lincoln Hospital and also worked for the Land Army during the war tending the land/ farming etc.
Bella: What was the naughtiest thing you did at school?
Hazel: I stole some pretty paper when I was very young and got into big trouble for it.
Bella: What did you do for fun as a teenager?
Hazel: Dance mainly – tap and ballet.
Bella: Where is the most interesting place you’ve visited?
Hazel: I’ve been to China twice.
Bella: Who do you admire most and why?
Hazel: Charles F Goldie – Artist. I met him once in person when out walking.
Bella: What do you do best?
Bella: What is your favourite word?
Bella: What was your favourite book when you were a child?
Hazel: Anne of Green Gables.
Bella: What has been one of your most memorable moments in your life?
Hazel: A good one - the freedom of running around in the paddocks on the farm when I was young. A bad memory was when my daughter died in a car accident.
Bella: What is the most difficult thing for you right now?
Hazel: Briskly walking to keep up with my children who walk fast! And vacuuming.
Bella: What lessons do you think the world can learn from the past?
Hazel: To be patient and kind.
|1. Hazel (R) with Merilyn 2. Poster for Women's Land Army in WW2|
3. Modern cover of Anne of Green Gables 4. Photo of artist Charles F Goldie in his studio