Author Archives: CDC Dunford Wood

February 7th 1946


I go to Baffy’s lunch at Chandos, where Bernard Fergusson is holding forth and one Anne Balfour, her niece. Then down to Mongewell Park where I meet Angela for the dance. Her parents come over, but I didn’t feel too … Continue reading

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February 2nd 1946


We go out to dinner in “The Lamb” in Wallingford on Monday and Tuesday, and I leave for town on Wednesday. I go to the Air Ministry and find out that my application for a permanent commission in the RAF … Continue reading

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January 28th 1946


I go up to town with Gus and then meet Angela at Paddington station. We drop her bag and go to Quaglinos, where we have a damn good evening. Saturday to see “Sigh No More”, and I get a table … Continue reading

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January 25th 1946


We have quite a successful evening and consequently I get no sleep until 3am through thinking of this and that. I had arranged to meet Barbara Paul in London this weekend, but I think it would be far better to … Continue reading

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January 23rd 1946


I go up to town last weekend with W/C Briggs in the car. He was in 1 Coy at RMC (Sandhurst) and I meet Joan Anderson in Mayfair for dinner and dance. Whilst out with Wendy and the Pekinese I … Continue reading

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January 14th 1946


I go down to Mongewell Park, which is a millionaire’s house and grounds near Wallingford, Berks. The Doc sees me and I throw away my sticks and do intensive P.T., swimming and bicycling. Gus Sheret is here and we go … Continue reading

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January 6th 1946


We go to the Red Lion for dinner on New Year’s Eve with Ronnie Hare, the beautiful Judy having cried off through a cold. Later to Mrs Jacobs’ for the New Year, where I have a discussion on Burma, dates … Continue reading

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