Sun July 7
Had letter & pocket money!Â Went strawberrying.Â Got place ready for Mummy.
Mon July 8
Went to school today.Â Saw lots of tanks go by.Â Renee may not go to Canada.Â I may go to school tomorrow morning.
Tues July 9
Mummy came in afternoon from Cranleigh station with Wendy.Â Did not go out in evening anywhere much, just went to station to get case.Â Got off with soldiers & boys.Â Saw Spikey etc!!!!
Wed July 10
Went to village.Â Called in at Jackâ€™s.Â He gave Mummy glass wine!Â Arranged to go Friday.Â Did shopping.Â Had dinner at Gibbâ€™s Hatch.Â Ices etc. 8/-.Â Called at school!Â Saw Tanks!!!
Thurs July 11
Went to Horsham.Â Had dinner at â€œThe Cotswoldâ€ 7/-.Â Went to flicks.Â Saw â€œSons of the Seaâ€ & â€œJungleâ€.Â Had ices etc.
Fri July 12
Went Cranleigh.Â Had tea at The Singing Kettle CafÃ©.Â 5/-.Â Went to flicks, as it rained.Â Saw Madeline Carroll in â€œHusbands or Loversâ€ also â€œI Was a Convictâ€.Â Jolly good, had ices and _____ 2d each apples.Â Got film and shopping.Â Had lift in Jackâ€™s lorry back!Â Appologized for not going to house.Â Regret not going.Â Got off with College boy.Â Please turn next pageâ€¦.
Sat July 13
Went to village took girls with us.Â Bought sweets.Â Went up Rosemary Lane!Â Saw Miss Grose.Â Boy did we laugh.Â I drove car.Â Took snaps.
Sun July 14
We played tennis, also made hay.Â Mr. & Mrs. Lever came.Â Mummy went & had drink.Â A: did not come.Â Fed pigs each day, also collected eggs.Â Mummy nearly missed train.Â Got off with soldiers.Â Also boys.Â Soldier got hold of bike.Â Wendy forgot doll.Â Mummy went home.Â They charged 6d for case!Â What a rush.
Mon July 15
It teemed with rain.Â Had lift in Lorry.Â Saw army.Â Had to knit socks all day.Â Got soaked dinner time.Â Gee itâ€™s lonely without mummy.
Tues July 16
Still raining.Â Guess itâ€™s going to rain 40 days,40 nights!
Wed July 17
Have still to knit socks.Â Going home week on Friday.
Thurs July 18
Did not do much today.Â School is closing for good.Â Saw lots of tanks.Â Had lift in lorry.
Fri July 19
Took Pamela to dentist.Â School closed.Â Had photo taken.Â Saw soldiers, spoke.Â Plane crashed.Â Real machine guns fired.Â Saw German.Â I was not scared, everybody else was.
Sat July 20
Went to flicks, saw Ronald Coleman in â€œthe Light that failedâ€, also Bob Burns in â€œIâ€™m from Missouriâ€.Â Got off with Jimmy.Â Saw soldiers.