Mild 55 degrees which was maintained till midnight. As lovely a sunny day as could well be for this time of year: rain late at night. Did shopping in morning; apart from household duties: Also to Wimbledon in afternoon along the rail path bought rolled oats, lentils, etc. and something for the cats.Made brass brackets for prop shaft for Williams aero. Alb & Lily called to get their spectacles from Gleed's. They say Dad is making a good job of Mrs Child's clock.
On this day: German raider Atlantis sunk in southern Atlantic by British cruiser Devonshire. British advance in North Africa blocked by Rommel. USA and Japan trading proposals.