Tuesday 1st October
Mum and Dad took me to school in the car. At night did prep before tea. Then went to pics. Had a good cry. Was shown some tricks at night.
Wednesday 2nd October
Had a fair day. Bought some apples from school. Went to dirt track at night. Not a bad show. Saw some pony racing also.
Thursday 3rd October
Had some fun at night. Tried to teach Mick to like our pussy. He wouldn’t. After went to bed and had a Beecham’s powder. Have a bad cold.
Friday 4th October
Didn’t feel too well today. Had some fun at school. Went to bed and did prep there. Had some cough mixture. Read my book in bed and did my nails.
Saturday 5th October
Went out shopping with Mum. Bought some stockings and a science overall. Went to pics at night. A jolly good pic. After went bed dog tired.
Sunday 6th October
Went to Huddersfield to see a new house (public house). Not bad. After went to Grandma’s. Kath came and we stopped up and had a chat.
Monday 7th October
Nancy came back to school today. Margaret very fussy. Went to pics at night. A very good pic. After had my overall let down.
Tuesday 8th October
Have fallen out with Margaret again. Had some fun coming home. Did prep before tea. After went to see College Love. A very nice pic.
Wednesday 9th October
Went to school and am friends with Margaret. Still have that bad cold so went to bed again and had a Beecham’s powder. My nose is very sore.
Thursday 10th October
Stopped in bed instead of going to school. Got on with my sewing and also read my books. Kath came at night and we had some fun. Wrote to Winnie.
Friday 11th October
Had to stop away from school. Read in bed in morning. Got up and went to pics in afternoon. Kath came at night and we had a good night together.
Saturday 12th October
Went out shopping in morning. Bought a new pair of stockings. Winnie came in afternoon. Went to pics at night. It was simply rotten.
Sunday 13th October
Went to see the house (public house) at Derby. It looks awful from the outside. Waited for Kath at night but she didn’t come. Phoned Aunt Bill.
Monday 14th October
Went to school today. Had some fun coming home. Did prep before tea. Went to pics. Not a bad picture. After came home and had my supper and went to bed. I’m very tired.
Tuesday 15th October
Had a fair day at school. Had a lecture about behavior on the trams. Went to pics at night. A very nice picture. After did a dance in the room. Went to bed early to get a good rest.
Wednesday 16th October
Had some fun at school. Waited for Margaret at night and so was able to finish prep after tea. Finished, and then tried to get into pics but couldn’t so went for a walk.
Thursday 17th October
Got into trouble at school over certain things. Went to pics at night. It was a nice pic. Did my prep after tea. Gladys stopped to tea.
Friday 18th October
Girls being sent secretly to Miss Bamber. Something going off. Stopped in at night. Bought a doll and dressed it and made a lot of clothes for it. Very tired and my back aches.
Saturday 19th October
Went out shopping with Mum. Bought a new hat, new shoes, new stockings, toothbrush and toothpaste. Went to pics at night. Very nice. Have finished with Kath altogether.
Sunday 20th October
A Frenchman came in and gave me some French papers. Got to know a lot of French from him. Went to Grandma’s and took Mick. He loves the car now. After talked to Frenchman again and got to know some more.
Monday 21st October
Been in Miss Bamber’s room. Mother to go to school tomorrow. Did prep after tea. After went to pics Liked it very much. Am very tired and glad to get in bed.
Tuesday 22nd October
Margaret Brown away from school with scarlet fever. Didn’t have much of a day. Did my prep after tea. Wrote to Mabel and Auntie Nellie. After did my nails and helped in bar.
Wednesday 23rd October
Mother went up to school. Everything all right now. Mother told me everything and I appreciate her very much for what she told me. Did my art homework . Miss Belk wants me to do something for her as she thinks my letters are nice.
Thursday 24th October
Forgot my sewing so came home at dinnertime instead of going to Auntie’s. Did prep before tea. Got ready and went to see Emil Jannings in The Patriot. It was simply wonderful.
Friday 25th October
Had some fun at school. Have broken up for mid-term holiday. Went to Grandma’s. Took Aunt Nellie to pics. It was very nice. Played cards at night. Won 9d. Had a good game.
Saturday 26th October
Took Geoffrey in the park and fed ducks. After went to pics with Geoffrey then went for Winnie Lewis and we went round the fair together. Won a few things, but not many.
Sunday 27th October
Am still at Grandma’s. Took Geoffrey to park to feed the ducks. Mother came but I didn’t go home with her. Had some fun at night playing cards with Geoffrey.
Monday 28th October
Couldn’t go out in morning, so played at trains with Geoff. Joan came in the afternoon then we went round the fair. Dad came to Grandma’s and took me round the fair and then home. Got my things ready for school.
Tuesday 29th October
Raining today so dug up my Wellingtons. Had a fair day at school. At night did prep before tea. Then did my art lessons and finished them. Then I went to bed and had nothing to do.
Wednesday 30th October
Have got on with my art very well. Teacher very pleased. Did prep after tea and then bought some Lux toilet soap. Then went to pics to see Behind That Curtain, a very nice pic indeed.
Thursday 31st October
Nothing much doing at school. Did prep after tea. Couldn’t understand it very much. Have an awful toothache. Mum wants me to go to have it out but I’m not going to.