London in the Blitz. Fred French, 66 Chestnut Road, Raynes Park, Wimbledon, London SW20 kept this diary, blogged 70 years later, during WWII and peacetime. He loves music, model aircraft, radios, railways, roses. His sister Theresa (Ciss) goes out to work - Fred does the shopping, etc.
'On this day' and other notes by 'Tony in Devon'.
By the same editor Poems Please Me
13 July 2010
Friday 12th July 1940
Very mild, actually cool for season. Very cloudy rain: rough chilly wind. A rotten day altogether. Stayed in till evening when I walked a little along the line; saw loco Sir Walter Raleigh.