Friday 1st March
Should have come home but decided to stay until Saturday.
Saturday 2nd March
Came home from London. Not been very busy. My cough still bad.
Sunday 3rd March
Saw Irene for first time. She looks well but wants to come home.
Monday 4th March
Wrote to Irene. Feeling a bit heady.
Tuesday 5th March
Wrote to Irene. She is sent to Redmires today.
Wednesday 6th March
Went to Albert Hall to see Flesh and The Devil
Went to see The Show Boat. Did not care a lot for it.
Friday 8th March
Saturday 9th March
Not very busy but perhaps next week will be better with Fern and Wallace.
Sunday 10th March
Went to see Irene. Also saw Grandma and Auntie Hilda.
Monday 11th March
Fern and Wallace working here. Missing Irene very much.
Tuesday 12th March
Went to Rotherham to see Mother. Hilda up in the bedroom with flu.
Wednesday 13th March
Dad went out to the Hippo and Cinema in the afternoon.
Thursday 14th March
Had a TC to fetch. Irene home. Must be up there by 9.45. Fetched her home and she looks well.
Friday 15th March
Back to Irene’s writing
Am back home again, thank goodness. Liked hospital. Must not mix with any children for 3 days. Have to have 2 weeks holiday, so am going to enjoy myself. Wrote to the nurses yesterday. My clock arrived. It’s simply lovely.
Saturday 16th March
Had a nice day. Got up early and helped Rhonda with the work. Mum ran me over to Grandma’s in the car. Aunt Nellie got flu. Went shopping in afternoon. Went to pics at night.
Sunday 17th March
Had a nice day. Went out touring round in the car. Stopped at Leeds and went in Lyon’s café. A bit foggy coming home. Went along to Florrie’s from half past 8.
Monday 18th March
Rhonda poorly. Think she’s got flu. Did some shopping in afternoon. Saw an old pal that used to go to my old school. Went to see London After Midnight. It was a lovely picture. Got treated to a drink.
Tuesday 19th March
Got up early to help to do the work. Rung up Aunt Bill but could get no reply. Dad started work today. Went to The Don. Have a swelling under chin. Mum thinks its mumps.
Wednesday 20th March
Had a fair day. Went to docs in the morning. Says the lump’s nothing, leave it alone. Went to see Aunt Bill and Joan. Delighted to see me.
Thursday 21st March
Went to the bank in the morning and then went to Boots. Went to see The Last Command. It was a lovely picture. Helped Mum in the bar at night. Business bad.
Friday 22nd March
Went out shopping. Mum bought me a new rig out. It’s very ornate. Mum says it’s for my birthday. Helped in the bar at night. Business fair but bucking up a bit.
Saturday 23rd March
Have gained 2 lbs. Cleaned the car. Went to get my coat from being altered. Kathleen called to see how I was. Went to see their baby. Oh he is a darling. Helped wipe glasses.
Sunday 24th March
Went out in the car to Nottingham. Had dinner at The Welbeck and had tea in the country. Kathleen came at night. Went a walk with her round town.
Monday 25th March
Mum went to have her hair done. Went up to the field to meet Kathleen. Walked home with her. Bought a box of Cutex. Gave Kathleen a beauty pack. Went to pics – a good picture.
Tuesday 26th March
Went to Burton with Mum and Dad. Went to docs. Must have a hot formulation on lump. Rhoda better. Kathleen came and I sent a parcel to Nurse Lockwood with some hankies in it.
Wednesday 27th March
Kathleen called. Bought some wire and made a lot of things and sold them. Went to see Streets of Shanghi. It was a lovely picture.
Thursday 28th March
Went to doctors. He sent me to a surgeon. The surgeon’s going to try and get me in hospital so that they can cut the lump away. Went to see Mr Wii. The picture was nice.
Friday 29th March
Had to go in hospital to have an operation. Went in at 11 o’clock.
Saturday 30th March
Had my operation and not feeling up to much.
Sunday 31st March
Made friends with a lady called Mrs Hadfield and one called Mrs Black.