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Town & Country Qld – A Golden Era of Travel for Outback Girl

Article published in Town & Country Queensland To access the article please click on the link below: Town & Country Qld – Article

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The Edinburgh Evening News Article – Remembering a golden era of flight

Click on the link to go to web page or read article below: http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/features/Remembering-a-golden-era-of.6185688.jp THE first-class wardrobe was lined with expensive fur coats, while in economy class suits and ties – with hats for the ladies – were de rigueur. … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened to the Glamour of Airline Travel

By William Langley Read article online here. Bang on your scheduled arrival time, you are in the airport. How perfect is that? Unfortunately, the airport is the one you were hoping to depart from. Everywhere around you, wreathed in the … Continue reading

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A Flair for Flying

Libbie Escolme-Schmidt looks back on her heady days as an ‘air hostess’ in the golden era of the 1960’s I became an airline stewardess by chance. As a young university student in Brisbane, I used to watch the TAA aircraft … Continue reading

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Libbie “Flying High” on the Channel 9 Today Show!

Libbie being interviewed by Lisa Wilkinson on the Today  Show in October about her book “Glamour in the Skies”. Click on the link below to view the interview: http://today.ninemsn.com.au/?videoid=71b62905-2dec-40b3-8b09-edb3a746589c

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Libbie on BBC Arabic Service!

This site contains Arabic script. Just click on the blue box with a small loudspeaker symbol on it: http://www.bbc.co.uk/arabic/middleeast/

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Libbie takes the UK by Storm!

Libbie has received a plethora of press for her book, with media throughout the UK jumping on the story.  Here is just a short list of radio, TV and press that have featured “Glamour In The Skies”! BA High Life … Continue reading

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Daily Express: Express Yourself 09/06/09

GOLDEN AGE OF THE STARGIRLS Tuesday June 9,2009 They were the world’s most desired women, sophisticated, intelligent and posh. A new book explores the glamorous heyday of air hostesses Back in the Sixties, when Libbie Escolme-Schmidt dropped her profession into … Continue reading

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Daily Express: Golden Age of the Star Girls

Tuesday, June 9 2009 They were the world’s most desired women, sophisticated, intelligent and posh. A new book explores the glamorous heyday of air hostesses Back in the Sixties, when Libbie Escolme-Schmidt dropped her profession into a conversation, she became … Continue reading

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