This blog posts extracts from E J Rudsdale's diaries of life on the home front in Britain during the Second World War. Each extract is posted exactly 70 years after it was first written, so follow events through the eyes of a witness to the war.
25th December 1939, The First Christmas of the War
Dear old Mother produced the usual huge Christmas Dinner, which we ate with the usual difficulty. ...
Had tea and supper with Rose. Back at 11.30, in cold, silvery moonlight.