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
1 May 2011
Sunday 27th April 1941: roses shrivelled
Cold; the sky overcast and looking like snow. The bitter N. wind has shrivelled the new growth on the roses. Walk along line to Wimbledon; saw loco. Lord Howe - a grand engine. Dear Joan Hicks called; she is my favourite: a very lovely girl. .