Sun Aug 18Â (Full moon)
Had an air-raid warning.Â Heard about 5 bombs drop.Â Mummy ran from shop, dive bombers overhead about 1-30.Â Just going to have dinner.Â Had tea at shop.Â Second raid at about 6 oâ€™clock.Â Sat on stairs.
Mon Aug 19
Daddyâ€™s birthday today.Â Sent him birthday cards.Â Did not have any raids.Â Did not go any place today.Â Had nice tea!
Tues Aug 20
Went to pictures saw â€œThe Last Postâ€ also â€œThe Spiders Webb”!!Â Very good.Â Had dinner at Restaurant.Â Mummy had letter from Daddy.
Wed Aug 21
Did not go out today.Â Did some washing.Â Also ironing.Â Very cold weather.Â Have got to look for job.
Thurs Aug 22
Saw Doug, Ronnie Wood and friend.Â Said hello!Â Ron is post office boy.Â I have an idea there will be a raid tonight!
Fri Aug 23
Had raid about 3:30 this morning.Â Forgot tin-opener.Â Heard guns and planes.Â Moonlight nights.
Sat Aug 24
Had raid in morning and one in afternoon.Â Went to Auntie Patâ€™s at night, had raid, went in her shelter.Â Lasted about 2 Â½ hours.Â Heard planes afterwards when we got home.
Sun Aug 25
We had bath. Went to Auntieâ€™s.Â Had an air-raid about 20 to 11.Â Also one at about 1-15.Â So stayed night.
Mon Aug 26
Went to pictures.Â Saw George Formby in â€œLet George Do Itâ€, also â€œFighting Madâ€.Â Renee came round, Auntie Pat etc., came for night.
Tues Aug 27
Had terrific raid from 9:30 to 4 oâ€™clock, bombs and guns going.Â Did not get much sleep.Â Also had rain in afternoon.Â Had raid about 9:30, lasted about 2 hours.Â Just made tea.
Wed Aug 28
Had raid about 12:30 a.m.Â Did not last so very long.Â Â Put earth on shelter the morning.Â Had letter from June.
Thur Aug 29
Went after job in Estate Agent.Â Donâ€™t know whether Iâ€™ve got it yet.Â Put more earth on shelter.Â Made shelter better.Â Washed hair.Â Did not have any raids.
Fri Aug 30
Had 1 raid dinner time,Â 2 in afternoon and one about 9:15 lasting 7 hours.Â Have got job, start Tuesday.Â The bombs and guns were terrific.Â Fell asleep.
Sat Aug 31
Had two raids this morning.Â One at 8:30, the other at about 11 oâ€™clock.Â Had raids all day today.