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
30 October 2014
30th October 1944: nails and candles
30 Mon. Cold, cloudy: strong wind. Bought nails and candles
locally; returning along little rail path. Cycled to Wimbledon in afternoon to
buy fish. Paid the slate club. Heard three rockets to-day, but none within some