London in the Blitz. Fred French, 66 Chestnut Road, Raynes Park, Wimbledon, London SW20 kept this diary, blogged 69 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 French.
By the same editor Poems Please Me
21 May 2010
Monday, 20th May 1940
Very mild, brilliant sunny day but dreadful cold E.wind. Put in four marrow plants on a prepared bed. Had to water garden; the dry weather and high winds have made the ground like a desert. Repaired woodwork of damaged wing of model.