page 17 — January 1940

Thursday 4th

Almost immediately after breakfast Margaret, Clara [a London evacuee, and her sister Lorna, were staying with us] and I set out to walk to Lingey Fen [to skate]. … To begin with, there were very few people there, but the number gradually increased. The ice was perfect compared to Grantchester meadows. … zev zwk zsp

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The bikes have arrived at the station, so we will be able to ride to skating if there is any (it was thawing a little last night and yesterday). zcy zwr