13 Jun 1940

Scope and Content

On mail to Syria and other countries being heavily delayed, the war and feeling that there is too much prophecy going on, the weather and having a drought, going about near nude in the heat, Kammie's disgust and opinions, Lanehead being let to a school, Bembridge School coming to Brantwood, not having sold Bettyfold yet, bicycling for the first time in 20 years, wishing for news of Susie [Altounyan], Christina talking about a false rumour that Susie was in Paris and Daisie Rawlins' wedding, Hazel letting Atkinson for the summer, the Lake Artists' Society, making hospital supplies, writing to Ethel asking for news - Robin being improved and writing a book, Bill being called up, Oscar working as a Local Defence Volunteer, making her will, sentiments: 'Blast Benito + to Hell with Hitler', Miss Holt's improvement, and dread of bedtime hour and the 9 o'clock news.