Category: Week 19: 13th – 17th May 1961

17th May 1961

Dear Diary

There are exactly 100 days left before Alan gets his demob.  How I wish that I could have waited til then before we met.  Every morning and every evening I look for his letters.  It still hasn’t registered that I won’t be getting any more.

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15th May 1961

Dear Lena,

Thank you very much for your letter. 

I have also heard that many foreigners stay at the holiday camps on the south coast during the summer, though I’ve never met any myself. 

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13th May 1961

Dear Diary

Cards from most of the family arrived this morning but not the one I wanted.  I even paid up my bet with Jennifer without a word.

Mum and I went to Ilford and bought 4 lots of fabric including lilac for a two-piece.  Auntie Bet and Janet came round and Jan sat in the kitchen with me while I washed my hair and we caught up on all the scandal.

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