1st Month JANUARY, 1940 31 Days Septuagesima Snuday
Sun. 21 very cold. It's snowing hard. Did not go to Sunday School.
MON. 22 Sheila had slight sore throat and so stayed at home.
TUES. 23 had a lot of homework
WED. 24 Full Moon, 11.22 p.m. Janet was late home snowed slightly.
THUR. 25 Conversion of St. Paul Mummy and Daddy played Film Fantasy with us. snowed
FRI. 26 Sun Rises, 7.49 ; Sets, 4.36 nearly missed the bus for school. Did all homework
SAT. 27 went for music lesson. Came home and made a snowman snow about 5ins thick. [ ]
31 Days JANUARY, 1940 1st Month Sexagesima Sunday
Sun. 28 Did crayoning competitions. Did not go to Chapel.
MON. 29 still very cold. Big snow drifts Covney and Aldruth isolated
TUES. 30 we did our colour. chart for art.
WED. 31 Last Quarter, 2.47 p.m. Janet's Sunday School Treat. Was ill did not go. Preasant H handkerchiefs
29 Days FEBRUARY, 1940 2nd Month THUR. 1 very cold. Janet went to School on the Sledge.
FRI. 2 Purification of B .V .M . Sun Rises, 7.38 ; Sets, 4.50 Put my pattern on my neddlework apron. Janet stayed at home
SAT. Janet did not go to music. Walked on frozen [snow] drifts.
2nd Month FEBRUARY, 1940 29 Days Quinquagesima Sunday
Sun. 4 Sheila and Janet played with dolls. Rained all day Made patterns with paper squares Mummy read to us
MON. 5 Learnt first speech in Twelth Night Janet did not go to school
TUES. 6 Shrove Tuesday Had pancakes for Dinner.
WED. 7 Ash Wednesday Poured with rain Auntie Kilty and Uncle Will came over for tea.
THUR. 8 New Moon, 7.45 a.m. Weather very mild
FRI. 9 Sun Rises, 7.28 ; Sets, 5.2 Had recorder Janet went out for first time.
SAT. 10 went for music lesson. played outside before dinner. Made toffe