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.
23rd January 1940
Freezing hard today, the roads just glistening sheets of ice. I have not yet heard that any horses have been involved in accidents through this cause. The Highways Dept: have put a minimum of sand down, even in the very worst places.