You remember that "stay-cation" thing? Nothing new-- the British government promoted "stay at home holidays" in World War Two... have a break, have fun, save fuel and money (and don't worry about your gas mask getting lost in transit)!
Here, a few friends demonstrate their holiday at home. From the Imperial War Museum.
First, the guilt trip. Source
Peggy Franks demonstrates the fun you can have, throwing a ball to her friend in the backyard after some sunbathing. Source
Peggy pours tea for her friend Pinkie Barnes as part of their backyard holiday. Source
Swimsuits and a kitty. Source
Pinkie and Peggy go out for some holiday table tennis. Source
The girls go rowing in Hyde Park with some boys (Aircraftman Jimmy Clark and Private Christopher Murray). Source
Another pair of women write holiday postcards from Hyde Park. Source
Our girls and their boyfriends go to see a movie near Marble Arch. Source
A toast to a lovely staycation! Source