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
11 May 2011
Wednesday 7th May 1941: frost damages roses
Very cool - 45 degrees midday; very dull, boisterous chilly N.E. wind. In morning to buy cats' meat at Amity Grove. Preparing for sewing beans in the garden. The new growth on the roses is badly damaged by frosts. .