1 February 2016
22nd-23 May 1946: manure and cake
22 Wed. Very mild; pleasant sunny day: little wind. Got the usual groceries locally. Bought birthday card for Uncle Tom also fish among other things. Bought hop manure for garden and applied some before sowing crimson globe beet seed. Finished the lawn: looks nice. Gwennie, Laurie and Donald brought some of their mother’s birthday cake.
23 Thur. Very mild, some hazy sunshine, pleasant. To Merton to buy 8 tomato plants – Moneymaker: they cost 5/-. Planted same in afternoon in a bed of Wakeley’s Hop Manure. Gwennie & Laurie called: Gwennie is getting more playful than ever. Got the groceries also to butchers. Posted letter & birthday card to Uncle Tom. Bought fish for pussies.
Posted by Tony