Wednesday 1st May
Went out shopping. Went up to Scala to meet Kath. Kath came and I taught her some dancing. After wet all the floor squirting.
Thursday 2nd May
Went to Huddersfield for the day in the car. Had lunch at a café. Kath came and we went to The Don. Afterwards went for a walk on the Bar.
Friday 3rd May
Went shopping, Kath came. Went to the Doctors to be passed out for school. Went to the pics to see The Red Dancer of Moscow.
Saturday 4th May
Went for a picnic and took the portable gramophone with us. Afterwards went round the rag market. Enjoyed it.
Sunday 5th May
Went to Grandma’s. Picked a lot of primroses on the way. Kath came and we went a walk.
Monday 6th May
Have started school again. Everybody glad to have me back. Found the work a bit hard first day. Kath came and we played in the kitchen.
Tuesday 7th May
Got along all right. Did prep before tea and a bit after. Kath came and we looked out of the window. Wrote a letter.
Wednesday 8th May
Had a nice day at school. Went to the dirt track with Kath and Charlie and oh what thrills we had.
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Clem Beckett racing for the Sheffield Tigers
Johnny Broughton - Taken 1929 in the Pits at Sheffield
Thursday 9th May
Kath had holiday. Did homework before tea. Went to The Don and expected to meet somebody but didn’t. Joan came to see me.
Friday 10th May
Have got a week of school over. Went and bought some canvas and raffia and started to make a pouchette at Kath’s. Terry very drunk. Couldn’t go home.
Saturday 11th May
Went to pic with Kath and had tea in the country. Afterwards went to the dirt track.
Sunday 12th May
Went out for the day in the car. Came back and went round town with Kath. Saw EB and FC.
Monday 13th May
Went to school. Afterwards went across to Kath’s. Then went to pics and saw The Student Prince. A lovely pic. A man hit a fella with a glass.
Tuesday 14th May
Had a lot of homework to do. Got through it all right. Went across to Kath’s and did some sewing. Made a lovely shirt.
Wednesday 15th May
Went to school. Had no prep to do. Went to the dirt track. Had a programme.
Thursday 16th May
Have broken up for Whitsuntide. Went to the pictures in afternoon. Went out for a walk at night. Met somebody I know.
Friday 17th May
Went out shopping. After, went out a few errands with Kath then went out in the country. Met somebody again.
Saturday 18th May
Went and bought some new shoes. Went round the market with Kath. After went to their house.
Sunday 19th May
Went to Grandma’s. Joan Boyle was there. Went to church. After went a walk with Kath.
Monday 20th May
Went out for the day with Kath to Whyming Brook. Past Lodgemoor and Redmire’s. Had a nice day.
The Wyming Brook
Tuesday 21st May
Went for a run in the car. Kath went to Darnall and played tennis. Went to the pics first house. After went with Kath to the fair and enjoyed it.
Wednesday 22nd May
Went to Marks and Spencer and bought a pair of stockings. Went out on a picnic after came home and went with Kath to the fair.
Thursday 23rd May
Went for a walk with Kath. After went round the fair and spent 2 shillings. Mother went to The Don – said the pic was poor.
Friday 24th May
Kathleen came across and we read books. I changed my bedroom. Saved 8d and 2d and 10d. Went to Mrs Armes and had my dress tried on. Am saving for a tennis dress.
Saturday 25th May
Kath came and we went for a run in the car. Saved 8d. Uncle Ernest came. Bought a hat, some stockings and tooth paste.
Sunday 26th May
Mother gone to London for the day. Went to Darnall with Kath. Uncle Bruce came and gave me 2 shillings. Have 4 shillings and 2d now.
Monday 27th May
Clarice came and bought Mum some tea roses. After we went to the pictures. Went with Kath to The Empire second house. It was an excellent show.
Tuesday 28th May
Have started school again worse luck. Hadn’t much prep to do. Bought some black stockings. Went to see Uncle Bruce’s show.
Wednesday 29th May
Found it hard to get up. Went for my films. Bought a fountain pen. Went to the dirt track to see Sprouts Elder. Not as good as could be.
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Thursday 30th May
School went down all right. Did my prep after tea. Went across for Kath and she was cleaning out her drawers. Had Mick weighed. He Is 1 stone 9 and a half lbs. I weighed 6 stone 5 lbs.
Friday 31st May
Didn’t get up til 8 o’clock. Dad took me to school in the car and took Nancy and Margaret as well. Kath came across and we tried to make the sewing machine go. After went across to Kath’s.