Knitting was a local pass time for many women and a cottage industry for others.
Popular Lenten activity in the 1960s.
Pitching was very widly played in this area in the 1960s
Many casual stamp collectors accumulate stamps for sheer enjoyment and relaxation without worrying about the tiny details.
There was always a big fireplace. People sat around the fire and they told stories of what was happening and what was taking place.