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March 1947
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1st Saturday
FAIR. DID NOT TURN IN TO WORK. WENT TO ORMSKIRK WITH SARA. GOT BOOKED BY A COUPLE OF M.P. NO HAT ON. CAME HOME ABOUT 6.00. STAYED IN AT NIGHT. AUNTIE CALLED BUT DIDN'T STAY LONG.

2nd Sunday
FAIR. FROSTY AT NIGHT. DID THE BRAKES ON THE CAB, WENT OUT TO GATEACRE WITH SARA. CAME HOME ON THE BUS. VERY COLD VER...

3rd Monday
COLD. GOT TO PEARSONS ABOUT 9.20. CHANGED MY BOOK AT LIBEREY. NOT MUCH TO DO. WENT TO THE ARMY & NAVY STORES. HE GOT 2 BLANKETS. WENT TO KENNY SAW (A GIRL IN A MILLION) RHYTHEM ON WHEELS.

4th Tuesday
COLD. SNOWING AT NIGHT. HEAVY. GOT TO PEARSONS 9.20. CHANGED LIBRARY BOOK. WENT TO AINTREE IN NOON. GOT THERE 4.00 ON A PEG. GOT A WEEKEND GUARD TO DO. WENT OUT TO GATEACRE TO FETCH SIS BACK.

5th Wednesday
SNOWING HEAVY. GOT TO PEARSONS 9.30. WENT DOWN TO AINTREE 11.00 GOT THERE. 2.00 WALKING AROUND SHOPS WITH KEN. HAD A BATH. GOT HOME 4.30. STAYED IN AT NIGHT WATCH. BROKE US.. NOW.

6th Thursday
COLD. THAW LATER ON IN THE NOON. GOT PAID 5.30 36/- WENT TO ARUNDEL AVENUE TO FETCH SIS BACK WITH JACK. DAD HAD PADDY DOING THE RADIATOR OF THE CAB. FREEZING AT NIGHT.

7th Friday
COLD. SNOWING AGAIN. WILL IT NEVER STOP. GOT TO PEARSONS 9.00. LIT FIRE PLAYING CARDS. GOT HAIR CUT. WENT TO THE CAPITAL WITH SIS SAW (THE PHANTOM THIEF ALSO THE DEVILS MASK)

8th Saturday
COLD. GOT UP ABOUT 9.30. WENT DOWN TO AINTREE ABOUT 11.30. ON PICQUET FOR THE WEEK-END. OLD BROWNIE MESSING ABOUT UNTIL 6.00. WENT FOR CHIPS IN THE DUTY TRUCK. TOOK AN OLD BLOKE HOME 74 MARINA CRESCENT.

9th Sunday
SLEET IN THE NIGHT. TEMP 9. 2 REME ON PIQUET THIS MORNING. WENT HOME FOR DINNER. CAME BACK AT 3.30 ON THE TRAIN... MUCH TO DO...

10th Monday
COLD. GOT HOME 9.30. STAYED IN THE MORNING. WENT TO PEARSONS IN THE AFTERNOON. BROUGHT SOME HOSE HOME. FINS 4.30. WENT TO THE 'PIVIE' WITH SIS & KEN AND HIS WIFE. COLDER AT NIGHT.

11th Tuesday
COLD. SNOW GONE MOSTLY. GOT TO WORK 9.30. GOT SOME BOLTS. WENT TO A SALE AT PICTON CLOCK. NO SALE. GOT SIS A PAIR OF SHOES. WENT TO NELLIES AT NIGHT. GOT BACK 11.30.

12th Wednesday
COLD SNOWING HEAVY AGAIN. VERY THICK RAIN & SLEET AT NIGHT. GOT TO PEARSONS 9.30. WENT OUT WITH KEN. GOT SUIT BACK FROM CLEANERS. WENT OUT TO GATEACRE. FETCHED SIS BACK ON THE 8.30. CAB HAD TO BE TOWED.

13th Thursday
THAWING FAST. SLUSH EVERYWHERE. RAIN LATER. SIS GONE TO TOWN 3.00. NO PAY TO-DAY FINS 4.30. WENT TO THE KENNY WITH SIS SAW (THE CORN IS GREEN) PLAYING CARDS AT WORK. MAM NOT WELL.

14th Friday
COLD. THAWING. HAD A BATH. GOT PAID 36/-. SIS & MUM GONE DOWN TOWN. ON PIQUET AT NIGHT. DANCE ON. OLD BROWN OWES ME 2/-2. WATER CAME ON TO-DAY. FREEZING AT NIGHT.

15th Saturday
COLD. GOT HOME 9.30. WENT DOWN TOWN WITH SIS. LOST HER ON P TRAM. CAME IN 5.30. LIT A FIRE IN OUR ROOM. AUNTIE CAME AT NIGHT. SIS GOT POLY - PHOTOS.

16th Sunday
RAIN. GOT UP 11.30. WENT OUT TO GATEACRE WITH SIS. WENT TO JANE'S GRAVE WITH SOME FLOWERS. GOT HOME 9.30. JUNE... AT 10.45. WINDY.

17th Monday
CCOLD. RAIN LATER. GOT TO PEARSONS 9.15. MOVING CARRIERS ABOUT THE YARD. SHEETED SOME UP WITH THE GANG. WENT TO THE PIVY WITH KEN & VERA SAW (THE DESERT RATS) NOT BAD.

18th Tuesday
FAIR. RAIN IN MORNING. SHEETING CARRIERS UP WITH KEN. AND THE OTHERS WENT WITH KEN. HE GOT A CAMERA AT BROWNE'S. WENT OVER TO WALLASEY. SIS CAME ON THE 8.30 BUS.

19th Wednesday
RAIN. GOT TO PEARSONS 9.30. PLAYED CARDS. NOT MUCH TO DO. GOT MY GRAT BOOK. PUT £2 IN THE BANK BOOK. WENT TO THE CASINO SAW (THE KILLERS ALSO SLIGHTLY SCANDLOUS) OK.

20th Thursday
FAIR. NOT MUCH TO DO. BROUGHT SOME CARRIERS UP FROM THE GOODS YARD. GOT PAID 36/- PUT 30 IN THE BANK. WENT TO THE TUNNEL RD PICTURES SAW (THE MISSING CORPSE) OK.

21st Friday
FAIR. MOVING CARRIERS FROM THE STATION. WARM IN THE AFTERNOON.WENT OVER TO WALLASEY WITH PHYLLIS. CAME BACK 8.00. MET SIS 8.30 BUS. WENT OUT FOR CHIPS. 12 CARRIERS LEFT YET.

22nd Saturday
FAIR. FINE RAIN IN THE MORNING. FINISHED MOVING THE CARRIERS FROM THE GOODS YARD. FIXING THE MAG ON THE CAB. WENT TO THE PICTURES CAPTISE? SAW (THE BRIDE WASN'T WILLING & MARCH OF TIME).

23rd Sunday
RAIN. WENT OVER TO WALLASEY. PLANTED SPUDS IN AUNTIES ALLOTMENT. GOT UP 11.30. MOTHER CAME OVER. CAME BACK 10.00 RAIN..

24th Monday
FAIR. SNOW AND RAIN IN MORNING. FAIR LATER. MOVING BOXED CARRIERS FOR PEARSONS. WENT TO CORNWALLIS ST BATHS WITH KEN. WENT TO THE PIVIE AT NIGHT SAW (WE WERE IN THE FORCES)

25th Tuesday
RAIN. FAIR LATER. NOT MUCH TO DO. KEN MOVING SOME BOXES FOR PEARSON. WENT OUT IN THE AFTERNOON. WENT TO GATEACRE TO FETCH SIS BACK. CAME BACK ON THE 10.30 COLO.

26th Wednesday
FAIR. GOT TO WORK 9.00. MOVED SOME BOXES FOR PEARSON. WENT LOOKING FOR M/C FOR SALE. NO LUCK. STAYED IN AT NIGHT. VERA OUT WITH JOHN. SIS LIY FIRE UPSTAIRS. FIXED THE SQUEEZE-BOX UP A BIT.

MEMO
(SAW THE LAND OF THE KANGERGOO) THUR NIGHT.
27th Thursday
FAIR. SLIGHT RAIN. SHEETED A FEW CARRIERS UP WITH KEN & CURRIE. GOT PAID IN THE AFTERNOON. 36/- GOT RATION CARD. WENT TO SEE THE M/C WITH KEN. WENT TO THE CASINO WITH SIS SAW (GREAT EXPECTATIONS).

28th Friday
FAIR. SUNNY. PLAYING CARDS ALL DAY. FINS 4.00. GOT AN M/C FROM MYRES £8.10. STRIPPED IT AT NIGHT. MET SIS OFF THE 10.30 AT THE ABBEY. GOT A VALVE FOR THE WIRELESS.

29th Saturday
RAIN. MOVED A FEW CARRIERS FROM THE COAL YARD. WORKING ON THE ENGINE OF THE M/C WITH KEN. PUT SOME OF IT BACK TO-DAY. GRAND NATIONAL TO-DAY. ALSO LIVERPOOL SEMI CUP-TIE.

30th Sunday (palm Sunday)
RAIN. WORKING ON THE M/C ALL DAY.KEN NEVER CAME DOWN. PUT THE ENGINE BA... DORREN HERE AT... HOPE TO GET IT G...

31st Monday
RAIN. NOT MUCH TO DO. WENT TO ROSCOE ST FOR SPARE PARTS. NO LUCK. WORKING ON THE M/C AT NIGHT. GOT TWIST GRID 11/6 CONVOY FROM WREXHAM TO-PAY CAB BROKE DOWN.


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