Poulterwas very bright today, and his voice better. He told me Dr. Cowan had said that the growth was considerably smaller. He went on further about the meeting yesterday. Apparently Sir Gurney Benham accused
17th March 1943
Very thick fog, which did not clear until past eleven. There was a yellow haze above, and the farm horses going to work were just ghostly shapes. Very raw and cold.
Find that I got up in my sleep, took a fresh candle, put it in the candlestick and lit it. Second time I have done this lately. Previously I had not done it since last June.
This morning had to go down to Hythe Quay to the “Naafi” Institute, about sacks of savoys which we are sending in. Called at Bruce’s about our new trolleys, and at the station about sending off potatoes to the Ministry of Food. Had to go right down to the coal-yard. I much enjoy these excursions about the town, although they put my work back a good deal.
Another glorious night, but still no planes. Very curious. I fear that some frightful affair must be in preparation somewhere, perhaps an invasion of