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
4 April 2015
4 April 1945: "...my little lamb!" Embarrassing moment!
Canadian WWII radio
from General Electric (Photo: via Wikipedia)
4 Wed. Rather chilly, dull: not a nice day. Got the groceries as
usual, also to the butchers and greengrocers in the morning. Pruned the roses
in afternoon. In the morning I thought Ciss was letting Dinky in the back door
and called out “Oh, come in, my little lamb”, but it wasn’t the cat it was
Addie Veale! Cycled to Pelham Rd. in evening to find Mrs. Knight’s number –
116. Called in at Mrs. Child’s on way back and saw her new all mains wireless