July 27, 1942

I laid in bed – Mother brought my breakfast up and sat and talked to me until 12 noon. I then kicked her out and got up and got cleaned up. After lunch we drove to Wokingham to visit Ethel, then drove to Bearwood Castle, then back home for tea. I caught the 9 o’clock train for London, and came to the Goring Hotel. Very, very nice quiet place – just got to sleep when Fritz, the silly ass, came over and dropped a bomb somewhere not too far away. It wasn’t too bad though, I heard the bomb, but was asleep when the alert went – and had gone to sleep again before the all clear went, so wasn’t disturbed much.

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About Rob Alexander

I am a writer, photographer and historian and the author of The History of Canmore, published by Summerthought Publishing of Banff, AB.

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