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.
Read more 13th May 1961
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.
Read more 15th May 1961
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.
Read more 17th May 1961