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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

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...

Sep 27, 2019

The 27th edition of The Thelma Tapes takes us back in time to look at the clothes we have worn and fashions we have followed from the 1960s to the 1990s.  We hear wonderful stories of loon pants, patent leather boots, Beetle Suits, abysmal hats and tight perms from the people who proudly or reluctantly sported them...

Aug 29, 2019

The 26th episode of The Thelma Tapes is a celebration of automobile memories from the dim and distant past.  We have wonderful tales of bright yellow Cortinas, scrapyard recoveries, Skodas with rear engines that didn't like hills and many more!

Jul 24, 2019

The 25th edition of The THELMA tapes, the Living Memory Association podcast, is a sweets special.  Crammed with happy memories of Soor Plooms, Penny Dainties, Russian Toffees and Sugar Olly Water alongside stories of wartime rationing and buying liquorice from the chemist when your 16oz allocation ran out!