Sunday 18 March 1973
Ethel went twice to DMC. Sheila, Roy, R, A & E came for tea. Notes Ethel refers to my grandmother, Ethel May Cecilia Parkin. DMC refers to Drayton Methodist Church, see Chapter 107. Sheila refers to my mother, Sheila May Drew, nee Parkin. Roy refers to my father, Royle Drew. R, A & E refers…
Saturday 17 March 1973
Elizabeth went to Caroline’s birthday party. I finished painting the BT. Notes Elizabeth refers to my youngest sister Liz. Caroline refers to Caroline Douglas, her friend, who lived next door to grandma and grandad. They both had birthdays in March. BT refers to a bird table grandad made, see Chapter 109.
Friday 16 March 1973
I began painting the table. Ron took Ethel & they called at school for Caroline then went to Sheila’s, Elizabeth’s 8th birthday. Elizabeth came here with Ethel & Caroline. She slept here as she was going to Caroline’s birthday party tomorrow (Sat). The Queen opened the new London Bridge. Notes Table refers to a bird…