10 Wed. Less cold; fine morning... Did shopping locally in morning. Tried to phone Shaddforth's in afternoon for Ciss but number was unobtainable. Letter from Dad, wrote a reply. Warning in dirty cloudy weather from 4.30 to 5.10 p.m.: gunfire to northward.
11 Thur. Rather mild, dull, calm. Posted two letters. Met Uncle Alf. Retrieved little Janet Absolom's doll from the jaws of Winsley's dog.