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

Tag Archives: Prince Birabongse of Siam

The extraordinary adventures of ordinary girls: blog relaunch

After a difficult few months with very little time in which to write, I now have space ahead of me in which Norah’s story can unfold at the pace it … Continue reading

July 4, 2014 · 4 Comments

Norah’s school-girl crushes

When read against her diary, it becomes clear that Norah’s list of crushes, composed at the end of 1938, was not written in quite the order in which they happened. … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · 5 Comments

Norah and the prince

In the beginning, there was a handsome prince. This page from Norah’s 1938 diary is titled ‘Crazes’. It is one of the blank ‘Memoranda’ pages that follows all the printed … Continue reading

May 13, 2013 · 4 Comments
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