1951 Paul Pauls life

Life of Paul – 1952

Age 3. Experiences of London.

1949 Paul Pauls life

Life of Paul – 1949

Meg and Dave get married, move to Tooting and Paul is born

1945 diary Meg

Meg’s Diary 1945

In this year, Meg travels with No. 6 General Hospital, across Europe as the war draws to a close.

Pauls life

Life of Paul – Intro


1944 diary Meg

Meg’s Diary 1944

In this year, Meg joins No. 6 General Hospital, initially in Wales, then across the channel to France and beyond…

1943 diary Meg

Meg’s Diary 1943

This year Meg’s first love affair is over, her father Leslie dies suddenly, and she continues to work as an Army doctor in Yorkshire.

1942 diary Meg

Meg’s Diary 1942

This year there are lots of diary entries. Meg leaves Queen Mary’s Hospital Carshalton to join the Royal Army Medical Corps, and becomes romantically involved with two married men!

1941 diary Meg

Meg’s Diary 1941

by Margaret Taylor, age 26-27 years January – November 1941 Meg qualifies as a Doctor, and starts her first job as House Surgeon at Queen Mary’s Hospital for children, Carshalton. This is still in the era before the N.H.S. was formed in 1948. Later she gets promoted to A.M.O. She shares her assessments of colleagues, […]

1940 diary Meg

Meg’s Diary 1940

by Margaret Taylor, age 25 years June 23rd 1940 There’s only one entry this year, but quite a long one. Thoughts about war and morality. A lot of health issues in the family to worry about. Sunday, June 23rd, 1940 Musing about war and politics (same entry) Exam results disappoint (same entry) Worried about Jim […]

1939 diary Meg

Meg’s Diary 1939

by Margaret Taylor, age 25 years April to September 1939 Meg is still studying to qualify as a doctor at the London School of Medicine. She gets to perform her first surgical operation. Everything changes at the outbreak of World War II (Second edition: updated 20th Sept 2020) Sunday 30th April, 1939 A trip to […]