May 9th 1936

Diary sub-note: Half Quarter Day
1805. Schiller, German poet, died
S.R. 5.18, S.S. 8.35

Dr Ward came. I stayed in bed all day. Daddie & mummie rang up. The guides went to a country dancing display.

Diary entry May 9th 1936

Diary footnote, accompanying a photograph of a Dandy Dinmont. THE DANDY DINMONT. Here is a very old-established type of Scottish Terrier, immortalised by Sir Walter Scott, in whose works he receives his name. The original strain was owned by a gipsy musician of the Border, known as Piper Allan, whose terriers were famous in the 18th century for their pluck and working qualities. The Dandy of the present day is in danger of being spoilt by the fanciers, who have exaggerated his ‘show points’ to the detriment of his terrier characteristics.

Published by derynjames

British author and voiceover.

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