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
10 January 2012
Sat 10 Jan 1942: Aunt Liza in bed
Severe frost, heavy and overcast, some snow in afternoon. To get the groceries and thence to Wimbledon along rail path. An ex S.E.C.R.** 0-6-0 loco.was standing in the shunting yard. Bought aerial at Stone's. Oh, to see Aunt Liza in bed this morning.
**Note: The South Eastern & Chatham Railway Companies. (Coat of Arms via Wikipedia.) .