16th November 1918

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16th November 1918: Recovering in bed from the flu, Adela is well placed to view the comings and goings at the Grove. ETA has already begun to plan for the future now the hostilities are officially over, and will be … Continued

15th November 1918

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15th November 1918: Poor Adela – she can hide the fact no longer that she is ill – Daisy has sent her to bed at the Grove. Meanwhile Maggie Agius is returning home soon – and Joe is overjoyed. Adela … Continued

14th November 1918

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14th November, 1918: Back at work, Adela takes advantage of her bosses absence to warm herself by his office fire; she fears she has the flu now. [The post from France must be very regular if she fears Edgar telling … Continued

13th November 1918

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13th November 1918.    Adela to Edgar (Agius) Adela was sent home yesterday from work by her boss, who noticed she was less than well. On her way back to Howitt Road she called in at the Grove and had … Continued

12th November 1918

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12th November 1918: The day after the Armistice. Adela is back to work at India House; “It’s a lovely morning again and everybody so happy & full of life … the people are still drunk & mad in the streets”. … Continued

11th November 1918

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  11th November 1918: Almost a normal start to the day at India house for Adela. But at 11am the guns sound and London goes wild with relief. Given the rest of the day off, Adela and her work companions … Continued

10th November 1918

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10th November 1918: A Sunday off work for Adela. She goes with the Agius family to Mass at the Spanish Church. Everyone is so kind to her, including the Mater and Joe – who does the gallant thing and escorts … Continued

9th November 1918

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9th November 1918: Adela is now settled into her new job at India House and discovering the limitations of her French. She is finding it all a challenge, especially the silence, but her sense of humour wins through. Today she … Continued

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