There are no plans to knit with dog hair, although Maisie certainly sheds enough!
I did the best I could to become a land girl with the aid of a tea towel and my gardening clothes.
And guess what? I met Churchill! (He was somewhat shorter than I had imagined.)
Other women were far more elegantly dressed.
The men were also putting on an excellent show. The 'spiv' (black marketeer) had the insides of his jacket lined with watches and I saw him about town 'in character' all afternoon.
There was great attention to detail - serious stuff!
There was singing
with an emphasis on the 'am'!
and excellent music and dancing.
(Himself wants to join the cavalry.)
The highlight of the afternoon for me were these two singers, who perfectly captured the sounds of the era.
"And now, from the Savoy......"
More photos of forties fashion to come!