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
5 April 2012
25 March 1942: rhubbarb and roses
25 Wed. Severe, thick white frost giving place to a pleasant, calm, sunny day. Shopping in morning; met Eddie Conrade. Dug over rhubbarb bed and part of a rose bed. Short cycle ride. Alan Spooner gave me a good Mullard power valve. .