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.
7th April 1940
The Art Exhibition was open this p.m. from 2.30-6.30, when no less than 1,507 people came in. The bulk of them were soldiers and girls out for an afternoon walk.