Socks for the Boys!

My Great Aunt Norah's wartime diaries, 1938-1948

Tag Archives: brothers

Danny wins the day

‘I’m still in love with’: the certainty of it, petering out into a teasing, secretive dash. As the tension between the brothers builds in early September 1941, Norah’s affections still lie with … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Between brothers

Jim’s requests for schoolgirl photos go unnoticed or at least unremarked upon by Norah and they settle into a fun and flirtatious correspondence through the summer of 1941. For now, there are no more … Continue reading

August 2, 2014 · 5 Comments
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