Cynthia’s Diary January 27 – February 9, 1946


27  Sunday

Went to show.  Saw George Sanders in “The Moon and Sixpence”.  Had drink at Onslow. Caught 9:30 bus home.  Found 6d.

28 Monday

Did my washing.  Mrs. Tugwel called round about telephone.

 29 Tuesday

Johnny comes home every night now.  It would be so lonely without him, as Daddy is now in Birmingham.  He has a job there.

30 Wednesday

Johnny came, stayed home.

31 Thursday

Made appointment to have hair permed.  Went to show.  Johnny came, saw George Formby in “I didn’t do it”.

1 February, Friday

Had hair permed.  Maria, short style, curls all over 2-7-0.  Johnny came.

 2 Saturday

Johnny came.  We didn’t go out as it was so wet.

 3 Sunday

Rained all day.  So didn’t go out.  Elaine came round.  She and Pamela went to show.

4 Monday

Johnny came, all bruised and with his wrist in agony.  Did best we could.  Didn’t know what to do with it all night.

 5 Tuesday

Johnny came, had been to M.O.  Took ex rays and bound it up in plaster.

6 Wednesday

Johnny came.  He starts his leave tomorrow.

7 Thursday

Went to community centre for dinner.  Johnny’s hand all swollen.  Went to Onslow.  Saw old Rydinghurst gang.

8 Friday

Went to Birmingham.  Arrived 9:30.  Looked around London on way.  Good trains.

 9 Saturday

Malcolm came to Auntie Elsie for weekend.  Also Maurie.  Met Johnny’s friend Cecil Ace and wife, Sylvia at College Arms, Sparkhill.  I was sick, so came home at 10 o’clock.  We could have gone dancing and stayed night with them.

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