October 18th 1939 – Madras

The Wilts came to a guest night last Saturday. Met one Jos Redman, who seemed to get a bit pissed towards the end. After dinner the bloods played ‘Crown and Anchor’ which I got from Spencer’s – seemed to go down very well. Next day went out shooting with Niven. Not too good as I got to bed after the guest night at 2 and up again at 5am. Missed a partridge right overhead, God knows why, except that the gun does not fit. We also saw and walked up to about eight of what the shikhari called prairie snipe (Golden plover) – got off too two shots and missed them as well. I get rather depressed sometimes over this war, after having read the papers, but I’m damned if I see how I am to get near it – let alone to France. God help me if we go to Wana, as we will be forgotten there, so God help us again.


Published by

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: