Sunday, September 25, 2016

Our Trip to England in 1969 from my 10 Year Old POV


Here is my entire record of our trip to England in the summer of '69 (when I was ten*) taken verbatim from my diary:

Tue. July 29 - Today we got to Kendall. I bought a Dodge Crane truck - Matchbox.

Wed. July 30 - Today we visited the Lake District. I got Wagon Train.

Thu. July 31 - Today we are staying in Edwinstow Nottigahamshire we saw the Major Oak.

Fri. Aug. 1 - We went to Nottingham Castle today.

Sat. Aug. 2 - Today Simon Bulp[?] and the rest came.

Sun. Aug. 3 - Today we went to Uncle Austin's We waded in the pools we went to last year

Tue. Aug. 5 - We left Northhamton for Mitcham in the Morn and arrived in the afternoon.

Sat. Aug. 9 - Today we arrived in Bourmouth. We got soaked in the rain

Sun. Aug. 10 - Today we went to the beach I bought a spade

Tue. Aug. 12 - Today Geraldine and I found a broken window in the playhouse

See also this post childhood-in-england.html.

I have also posted here my diary entries from my first week at Dorion Bible Camp in 1971.


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