14 Feb 1942, W J Carrie's wartime diary
Dearest, - it is now Saturday 14/2/42 and we hear from the Jap paper that Singapore has been captured. I do so hope you are away some place.
I haven't been able to write all week - I have had awful sinus trouble with constant headaches but I think I have conquered it. They could do nothing for me of course. It has been bitterly cold here but at last we have got electric light - and I have a kettle with me - the office one not our one which I hope is still safe in the B.I. I can't write Darling - I know you'll forgive me when we meet and I can tell you everything. All my love always. B