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
26 August 2011
Thursday 7 August 1941: weeding railway
Very mild, cloudy but a little weak sunshine; less wind. To Wimbledon as usual. Saw men on railway with a tank of weed-killer on wheels pumping a spray of it to kill weeds growing on the sidings between the tracks. .