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 April 2014
9th April 1944: the health of children and adults.
9 Easter Sunday. Very mild, cloudy but some nice intense intervals of sunshine; rather windy. Monica, Gwen, Laurie and Connie* who has just recovered from bronchitis called. Mrs Conley who lives opposite is in hospital with pneumonia; the children took some flowers to her. Walk in evening to see dear Mother's grave.
Note 1: these would all be children, including Connie Freeman, the girl recovered from bronchitis. Note 2: members of the Conley family from across the road, now from across the world, have read past entries in this diary 70 years later...