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.
5th July 1940
Some rain tonight at last, and no sign of enemy planes after dark, a great blessing. The radio reports day raids in other parts of the country.
Work proceeding at North Hill, and pottery is now coming out from below the earliest road level.