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16.5.39.

[from 16 May the Diary is again in Orwell’s hand] London: Weather for the most part showery, with fine intervals. In Greenwich Park, chestnuts, pink chestnuts (but not Spanish ones) in flower, also lilac, hawthorn. Some of the wild ducks … Continue reading

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22.4.39.

Cold & windy, with some sunny intervals & a few spots of rain. Flag irises budding. Some apple blossom full out. Planted early potatoes (Eclipse, about 10lb.) Procured two broody hens, but not putting them on the eggs till tomorrow, … Continue reading

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