Morecambe by Fred Robinson
tell us about yourself.
I am seventy-years-of-age and have been retired since 1991 after a lifetime
career working in the aerospace industry.
of this time was spent in Bristol, although the nature of the work enabled
me to travel world-wide.
I have been
married for 49 years, and have three grown up children. My wife and myself
were both brought up in the north-west of England, and we are happy to
be living in this area since we moved from the south-west more than eight
include IT and computers in general, and this workshop has enabled me
to learn new skills in this direction.
your story about?
My story covers a period from the late 1930s to the end of the Second
World War. It is about family holidays spent as a child in Morecambe.
you choose to tell this particular story?
My father died in 1978, and I have fond memories of our relationship when
I was a child. This was an opportunity to share some of these memories,
for which I was most grateful.
the experience of making your digital story like?
Rather intense concentration required. Most enjoyable experience. The
relationship with other members of the Storytelling group, and the BBC
team was wonderful, especially considering the short space of time we
had to get to know each other.