Sirens at 2a.m., but nothing happened except a dull distant thump of bombs. The alarm was on until after 3. No newspapers at Lawford when I left, so there may have been a raid on
Another lovely day, clear, cloudless, sky.
This evening cycled to Lawford, put the harness on Robin, and then started back to Ardleigh. He was a bit reluctant to start, but I finally got him trotting quietly behind the cycle. Went by
Coggeshall Road and Hunter’s Chase. Near Rookery Farm heard Brantham and Wenham sirens, and a very distant hum of aircraft. Clear, cloudless sky. Children playing in the road, did not bother to look up. All-clear came in less than 5 minutes.
Went down the lane by
’s Farm. Lovely Suffolks in the fields belonging to Jocelyn, and they came along at full gallop. Got to Springgate about 8. Everybody seemed vague – no stable, no food. I wish I had never let this deal go through. Harvey
Got back to Lawford by 10.30. Everybody in bed.