Rhos-on-Sea North Wales
St. Davids Day
March 1st 1940
Just arrived here after crossing continent. Look up you map and see where I am to-night. I am here to represent French Canada, in the name of my Regt. The journey was splendid. From where I am writing I can see Dublin, in Ireland right across from here.
I was received like a Premier Minister here an hour ago. My speech in answer to the toast of Canada is ready. I’ll mail you a copy of my precis when the job is done.
You’ll agree your old man has ideas.
This is the most wonderful spot I have ever seen. We are on the coast in Wales, England famous sea shore & aristocratic resort.
I can’t stay here long as I am to speak in Grosvenor House tomorrow at 6:00 pm at a tea dansant given by the Red Cross. I’ll be at the Cumberland Hotel and return to camp Sunday night.
All of this is like a dream.
A letter a day
Welcome! This site posts the Second World War letters of Brigadier Edmond Blais to his wife Laurette. One letter will be posted every day, in chronological order. The letters begin with then-Major Blais' Atlantic crossing in December, 1939.
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