Distant warning at 12.50 a.m. , all clear at 1.6 a.m. A few machines and distant gunfire.
17 Tues. (con.) Very warm, grand sunny day without a break. 77 in the shade 120 in the sun. To Wimbledon along rail path. Bought three very bright scarlet geraniums and a doz. antirrhinum plants at Faulkners; planted same on Dear Mother's grave in evening: looks nice.