Nora is like Joan’s English twin. Nora’s great niece is writing about this wartime diary. This entry: wartime dances!
1st January 1941: Went to Hemington with Ma.
9th: Bombs dropped at Diseworth and Wilson.
10th: Helen, Ma and I went to Long Eaton to buy coat for M.
13th: Washing. Good day.
15th: Started school. Kath form captain. Raids.
18th: Ma went to Dr about her hand.
19th: Very deep snow.
22nd: New Tec boy from Diseworth Robert Lee Warner
24th: Frank & I went to dance.
25th: May Twells married.
Norah is more tweet-like than ever at the start of 1941. The weather is bitter, so cold that Marsie needs a warmer winter coat. The latest local bombs have dropped on the starfish sites located at the edges of the villages of Diseworth and Wilson. A New Tec boy is her latest crush and…
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