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
25 January 2014
23rd January 1944: magician
23 Sun. Cold, dull, very rough wind. The children called. Showed them the vanishing coin trick, done with a glass tumbler. Mrs. Akroyd came to tea. Met Russell Mc.Cappin. Short walk in afternoon but best indoors.