Category: Week 12: 22nd – 25th March 1961

22nd March 1961

Darling Alan,

Thanks for the letter and that gorgeous little poem you wrote out.  I think it is smashing, I’ll have to frame it.

I think that is a smashing idea to send my parents a birthday card.  It’s a good job you mentioned it when you did because my dad’s birthday is next Thursday 30th.  Mum isn’t til December.  I mentioned it to mum and she was quite touched. 

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23rd March 1961

Hello darling. 

Thanks a lot for those photographs.  They are mighty good, man.  Had they been a bit lighter they would have been even better but I’m not complaining one bit.  Received your (my) letters on Monday and Wednesday so I’ve been pretty chuffed these past few days.

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25th March 1961

Dear Diary,

Alan’s letters have been coming twice a week regularly and I really look forward to reading them and writing my replies to him.

I have hardly been out in the evenings since he left though nothing was said about my giving up ‘living’ in fact, just the opposite.

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25th March 1961

Darling Alan,

Honestly, what a night I’ve had tonight  - or perhaps this evening would sound more respectable.  I’ll tell you the whole story from the beginning.

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