Good old days
Yes, Hamiora (How far we’ve come, letters October 4), I remember ration cards, and living on the yummy veges from our garden, and herrings from a net in the bay. Our bikes too were made from found parts.
We weren’t Christian, but our mother taught us to “do unto others as you would be done by”. The Golden Rule taught by Aristotle and Confucius 500 years before Christ, and they got it from further back.
In the days of ration cards the only people who had new motorcars were the cow cockies, because they earned the overseas funds needed to buy them. We kids were polite to the cow (and sheep) cockies, because they gave