Category Archives: 1940/12

December 27th 1940 – Assam


On Christmas Eve had a few drinks with Kenwoods down the road. Christmas they came here for supper. Uncle Stan opens a bottle of wine and there is laughter and much ado about nothing. I spend my time shooting vultures, … Continue reading

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December 24th 1940 – Assam


Assam – Had a pleasant trip up and breakfast on the Bramaputra again. Panbarry (Panbari) much the same, only so hot and much damper. Absence of “Who are you?” birds (JDW: see entry of his previous visit to Assam). The … Continue reading

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December 9th 1940


My slow rolls get worse and worse – I stick on my back and even Jones can’t see why. My knee gets jammed up against the petrol pump by the stick at times, when she is right over to the … Continue reading

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December 1st 1940


Well. “Red Hot” has shown us loops, rolls and half rolls, but apart from loops, the others get worse every time I practise them. I’m flying the Tiger quite a lot but even so these bloody rolls are the bane … Continue reading

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