Category: Week 21: 28th May – 4th June 1961

3rd June 1961

Dear Diary

Only one clear month left before Alan comes home.

Michael came round after his exams on Wednesday and again Friday evening. Dad made his usual remark last night ‘Getting his feet under the table.’

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3rd June 1961

Dear Lena,

Thank you very much for your letter and the bookmark.  I read a lot so I will find it very useful.  I expect you have received my present by now I hope you like them.  Also, I hope they fit.

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30th May 1961

Dear Diary

I posted the letter this morning.  Mum took great pleasure in reading out my stars which said something like ‘favourable time for love.  Pleasant news.’

At work Pat was thrilled to bits and kept remarking how much it would please Alan.

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29th May 1961

Dear Diary,

6 pm went up to my bedroom and finished said letter.  After an hour or so Mum came up to see what I was doing.  When she saw the pages strewn over the floor she just said ‘oh! In a very understanding way and left.

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28th May 1961

My dear Alan,

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Thought I’ve better wait a few lines so you don’t miss anything while getting over the initial shock!

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