9 Dec 1941

Scope and Content

On sending a letter for Miss Patterson, the festive season not being festive this year, her first Christmas card, news about Japan, Arthur's airgraph from Ernest, Roger joining the RAF, whether they are in J[erusalem] or Aleppo, the weather, Lanehead being empty, a sale for a Coniston Mobile Canteen, making rag-dolls, shopping in Kendal, Arthur [Ransome] returning and his book, Robin having a very bad [stroke] and going about in a wheelchair, no news of the divorce, and news of neighbours.