Monthly Archives: October 2013

Autumn Berries – October 1921

There is this year a great abundance of autumn berries dying the hedgeways crimson.  There was very little hawthorn blossom in the north but the haws are conspicuous —- even abundant — in the south . There is the deepest … Continue reading

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Sleeping out of Doors – October 1919

Some weeks ago I told you how the little boys took me into a hut attached to a cattle shelter and told me what a lovely place it would be to sleep in with perhaps a young rabbit popping up … Continue reading

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Tobacco for Prisoners – October 1915

All the people one speaks to are very cheerful about the Budget… I met a man friend coming out of a tobacconist’s with a small tin box in his hand. “That is the only tobacconist in the town who has … Continue reading

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Harvest – October 1918

Only one harvest day in a whole week. The floods subsided and a strong wind scattered the clouds, leaving, stretches of blue sky from which the sun sent down his beams to help in the drying of the poor weather … Continue reading

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