Cynthia’s Diary – November 10 – 23, 1940

Sun Nov 10

Saw dog fight overhead.  Machine guns.  Went to Gibb’s Hatch.  Had lots sweets.  Pressed Beef and almond?? Fruit, coffee.  Went up to Mrs. Covey’s.  Daddy banged head.

Mon Nov 11

Did not go anywhere today as it teemed with rain.

Tues Nov 12

Mummy had day off.  We went to Horsham.  Had shoes, hat, gloves.  Had tea at Cotswold.  Missed bus.  Had to go Cranleigh way.  Had lovely time.

Wed Nov 13

Pamela, Daddy went to flicks.

Thurs Nov 14

Daddy goes back tomorrow.  Did not do much today.

Fri Nov 15

Daddy went back today.  Forgot several things.  We miss him.  Saw Ken and Norman.

Sat Nov 16

Flooded all round so cannot go to pictures.  It teemed with rain.

Sun Nov 17

Had -1 off Daddy.  Bought rabbit off Ken for dinner.

Mon Nov 18

Went to lecture.  (Ken).  I may go to pictures on Saturday with ==.

Tues Nov 19

Went to Alfold in morning.  Saw Ben Rudgewick, Bob in uniform.  Also went in afternoon, bought Bell for bike.

Wed Nov 20

Went to Cranleigh, saw Mummy.  Soldier mistook me for someone else.  Saw lots soldiers.  Saw Spikey, Bob, June.  Pam went to flicks, also Pat and Wendy.

Thurs Nov 21

Went to garage, Cranleigh.

Fri Nov 22

Bought long trousers.  Very nice.  Saw Spikey.  Butcher came.

Sat Nov 23

Studied stars.  Saw Ken.  Went to pictures.  Saw Willie and Bucket, Jimmey??  Saw “The Ghost Comes Home”, also Phyllis, Dorothy in “The Flying —“.  Very good.

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