Snippet (Number 33)

“Did you have much time to spend in the 1950s?” Serena wonders, “My mum says that her mum was a bit of a riot back then and that there was a real shake up for society,”

“There was, the 1950’s was the first time that a lot of teenagers were able to actually be teenagers. It reminded me of the late 1860’s which was the beginning of childhood as a real concept for wealthy kids in the west.” She slides a ticket proclaiming that Elvis will be performing, across the table to Serena. “I’d never seen somebody so free in years, certainly not a white musician anyway. It was a lot like listening to jazz, in terms of creative freedom to express yourself,”

Copyright Emily Morris 2020

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