25 April 2016

1st-2nd Oct 1946: coloured tissue

1 Oct. Tues. Mild, lovely sunny afternoon; slight thunder at night. To Merton to buy cats meat among other things. In afternoon to new aero-shop end of Tudor Drive: bought balsa cement & green tissue – the first coloured tissue obtainable for years. Made splendid headway on new fuselage which should be beautiful.

2 Wed Very mild, lovely sunny morning; almost calm. Got the groceries as is usual on Wednesday. Also bought reel of blue silk and some buttons, and some vinegar. To Mrs. Child to take a present and some roses for Jennifer who is seven to-day. Mrs Child’s mother was there and also the late Mr Child’s twin sister whom I had not met before. Finished the new fuselage except covering it: I like it very much.

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