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
11 September 2011
Thursday 11 Sept 1941: model aircraft
Very mild, some nice genial sun; pleasant. Built second side on new 22 ins fuselage in morning; started uniting the two sides later. Local shopping also to Wimbledon along railway to buy herrings for the cats.
Illustration: undated postcard inherited from Fred's collection of St Mary's, Wimbledon. Probably early years of C19th. .