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
17 June 2011
Monday 9th June 1941: shops in rain
Mild, dismal; torrents of rain all day without a break. To Wimbledon to do shopping including a high-tension battery: arrived back very wet. .