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.
8th August 1941
The people who lunch at Rose’s café seem to talk of nothing but bad feet, the chances of German invasion, and operations. The only human being among them is the nice girl from the butcher’s round the corner.