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The Living Memory Association podcast showcases memories of days gone by, the past brought to life by the hundreds of people who have told us their stories.  Executive production by GT Music,  Intro and Exit music by Setuniman at www.freesound.org/people/setuniman/

Sep 29, 2020

Remember, remember...the 32nd episode of The THELMA Tapes takes us back in time to memories of Bonfire Night and Halloween from days gone by.  We hear tales of dooking, treacle scones, guising, turnip lanterns and gigantic fires with no health and safety in sight!  With stories of squibs galore, bangers, catherine...


Mar 24, 2020

The 31st edition of The THELMA Tapes podcast is a celebration of Edinburgh pubs, taking us on a massive pub crawl of wonderful stories from the 1930s to the 1950s.  We pop in to The Old Chain Pier, The Beehive, Barney Battles, The Diggers, Bennet's Bar and many many more, and also discover the secret of Harry...


Jan 30, 2020

The 30th edition of The Thelma Tapes is dedicated to memories of long gone pets. This Living Memory Association podcast is packed full of great reminiscences of much loved dogs and cats, budgies, neglected fish, rabbits galore and the occasional tortoise, each one emerging from the mists of time in story form.


Dec 12, 2019

The 29th episode of The Thelma Tapes is centred around wonderful memories of the Leith Walk and Kirkgate areas from the 1940s to the 1970s.  We hear tales of the Gaeity Theatre, the Alhambra, David Kilpatricks School, living with the Scott Brothers, earning two and thruppence an hour at The Capital and going to the...


Nov 5, 2019

The 28th episode of The Thelma Tapes is a celebration of the life and career of Scottish boxing legend Ken Buchanan in his own words.  Britain's oldest surviving world champion takes us on a wonderful journey from living in Northfield and going to Portobello High School all the way to winning the...