A selection of audio diaries of Joyce Gunn’s memories (recorded 2023), this page covers Ringstead her home village.

Joyce speaks of her memories of Ringstead

Memories of Ringstead people in Joyce’ childhood

Joyce speaks of her first love of sewing

Joyce on wool and velvet

Pre-war and into WW2

About Joyce’s father: Willis Slack

Family life and early adulthood

Joyce meets Edwin

Secondary Modern and Raunds

Dig for victory