Diary sub-note: 18th [Sunday] after Trinity1797. Battle of Camperdown Joan’s birthday. Went to church in the car. Wrote to Mummie, Daddie, Angela, Joy & sent a poem off to the Monitor. Mlle gave me an English book to read. Knitted a lot.
Diary sub-note: 723. Battle of Tours S.R. 6.14, S.S. 5.19 Susan’s birthday. She is 19. Went to shop in the town & then to the news cinema. Had a letter from Daddie. Listened to the wireless after dinner. Diary footnote, accompanying a photograph of a Pointer: THE POINTER. A gun-dog of the good old fashionedContinue reading “October 10th 1936”
Diary sub-note: 1918. British captured Cambrai Went riding with Marjorie, Leslie & Raphael. Took photos of them. Wrote to Angela. Wrote another poem.
Diary sub-note: 1759. Eddystone Lighthouse completed Went to see a wonderful film in French called “Michel Strogoff.” Wrote to Dordor and Tish & Mummie.
Diary sub-note: 1849. Edgar Allan Poe, poet and novelist died Moon: Last Quarter, 12.28 p.m. Sent Susan’s birthday present & a letter to her. Had a music lesson. Mlle Päsch took me to it. Leslie & Marjorie had a sewing lesson in the town.
Diary sub-note: 1892. Tennyson, poet, died Went to the town with Marjorie, Leslie & Mlle Hartmann. Bought Susan’s birthday present, 3 little hankies. Lost my little ring.
Diary sub-note: 1915. Allies landed at Salonika Marjory went to her piano & singing lesson. Leslie & I went to a walk with the little ones. A new girl, Maria, came.
Diary sub-note: 17th [Sunday] after Trinity Summer Time ends1613. New River completed Went to church by tram. Rose’s mother came. Wrote to Dorothy & Madam Schund. Margerite brought me some Italian money.
Diary sub-note: 1691. Surrender of Limerick S.R. 7.3, S.S. 6.34 Had first drawing lesson. Went to have our hair done, washed & set, in the afternoon. Diary footnote, accompanying a photograph of a Newfoundland. THE NEWFOUNDLAND. He sprang into popularity in 1830, when Sir Edwin Landseer painted the famous picture “A Member of the HumaneContinue reading “October 3rd 1936”
Diary sub-note: B.C. 322. Aristotle, Greek philosopher, died Went and watched Leslie & Marjory riding. It was Marjorie’s first lesson. Started a letter to Susan.