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
27 June 2012
16 June 1942: a rose for the butcher
16 Tues. Mild, heavy clouds, a few gleams of weak sunshine. To butchers, had a talk about roses with the manager and took him a Duches of Argyle rose for him to see. Aunt Liza called.